ABOUT LIBRARY

Library and Reading Room:

Jubilee Hills Public School has a very spacious Library with the books neatly displayed. It is well ventilated and air conditioned. It has a separate reference section cum reading room for teachers and senior students to refer the books and browse the internet which support their teaching, learning process.

Library Collection:

Library is well equipped with a good collection of books, CDs and Periodicals. It has more than 15395 books in different categories which include a wide range of reference books. All the reference books are stacked in the Reference Section. Library has a collection of nearly 665 CDs which cover different subjects. School Cinema – a package of value based movies will be shown to the students which help to inculcate and improve the values in the students. Library subscribes 39 magazines and various newspapers of English, Hindi and Telugu which help the students to improve their general and current awareness. Library follows Dewey Decimal Classification for classifying the books which is based on subject classification. Books are arranged on the racks based on these class numbers. Entire library is fully automated. Quick School software is used in the library for automation of the collection and inhouse operations of the library. The computerized catalogue (OPAC) which saves the time of teachers and students is made available for staff and students on the intranet.

Library Services:

Library provides its services through fully automated transactions. Students from classes I to XII have one library period every week. Books are given to the students of classes I to IV to read in the library during their library period. Students of classes IV to XII visit the library during their library period and borrow the books for a period of one week using their library cards. CDs of movies and other subject areas are shown in the library to the students of all classes once a month. Book Clubs and Book fairs are conducted every year to inculcate the reading habit among children.

Overdue Fines:

In case students fail to return the books on time, an overdue fine of Re.1 per day is charged with minimum fine of Rs. 5.

Facilities in the Library:

Library is facilitated with the equipment which fulfills the needs of teachers and students. There is an I-board in the reference section and projector to show movies and educational CDs to students and three computers with internet facility for teachers. Photocopying facility is provided to the teachers and students at the time of project work.