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National Library Week

Report:-Plethora of knowledge enriching activities buzzed the National Library Week commemorated by Hindu Kanya College, Kapurthala. College Library and Readers’ Club of Hindu Kanya College. Kapurthala celebrated National Library Week with great enthusiasm from 14th to 19th November 2022. These celebrations were organized to follow a practice initiated by Shri I.V.Ramayya, recognized as the "Architect of Public Library Movement in India" and as per the guidelines of ILA (Indian Library Association)to observe 14th to 20th November as National Library week all over India since 1968. The main aim has been to let the public know about the libraries and to develop reading, writing and analytical faculties among young learners.The whole week remained buzzing with plethora of knowledge enhancing activities. 14th November 2022 was dedicated to Children's Day to commemorate the birth anniversary of the first Prime Minister of India, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. Books based on Honourable Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru and children were displayed to elucidate his contribution towards India's freedom. Madam Principal Dr. Archna Garg inaugurated the event. On 15th November 2022, Book Review Competition was organized. 54 students of the college participated in book review competition. Kannan of B. A. 1st year, Harpreet Kaur of M. A 3rd semester and Manpreet Kaur of B. Com 3rd semester were selected as the best reviewers in Hindi, Punjabi and English language respectively. On 16th November 2022, “Design a Book-Mark Competition was conducted in which 22 students from college and Collegiate school participated enthusiastically and crafted beautiful Bookmarks to flaunt their artistic imagination and innovative ideas. Vidhi Sharma of B.Com 1st Semester, Arshdeep of B.C.A.- 5th Semester and Megna of 10+1 (Arts) stood first, second and third respectively in this competition. Thereafter, a Debate Competition was staged on 17th November 2022 on the topic “Stubble Burning” which was worth-enjoying and informative session for the audience. The highlight of the event was the question answer round as a volley of questions was answered confidently by the speakers of both sides. The session was a kaleidoscope of opinions and perspectives backed effectively by the supporting facts that definitely enhanced the knowledge and understanding of the topic among students. Total 12 students participated in this interactive session. Sukhmanjot Kaur of B.A. -5th Semester stood 1st, Diksha of B.Com.-3rd Semester got the second position, Kashish of B.Com.- 1st Semester and Manjot of B.A.-1st Semester got third position in this competition. On 18th November , an Essay Writing Competition was organized on the topic, " A Library is the Heart of an Institution" on a quote given by Dr. S. Radhakrishnan, 2nd President of India. 42 students from College and Collegiate school participated in this competition to display their imaginative and creative faculties and presented their views on how Library plays a vital role as an indispensable tool of learning process; starting from the toddler-school life to the higher education- till the research and even beyond. Gurleen Kaur of B.Com-1st Semester got first position, Jaismeen Kaur of B.C.A. -1st Semester got the second position and Jyoti Kumari of U.G. Diploma in Stitching and Tailoring was declared third in this competition. On the last day of National Library week, A Poem Recitation Competition was organized for the young poets to discover their poetical talent. Young poets rhymed on the "Importance of Books" and expressed their thoughts with confidence. Pragna of BCA 3rd Sem & Kashish of B. Com 1st stood first and Sania & Sukhrajdeep Kaur of 10+2 got appreciation award in Poetical Recitation. Dr. Archna Garg, Principal of the college appreciated the special endeavors put in by the Readers’ Club, Library Staff and encouraged young readers to participate in such knowledge enriching and confidence boosting activities for their holistic development.
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Outcome:-students gained the deeper understanding of improtance of the library and its resources. Students has showcased their skills in all the activities held duing the week.


14/11/2022 to 20/11/2022


Readers Club and Library

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