British Library Visit-Literary Club
Libraries store the energy that fuels the imagination. They open up windows to the world and inspire us to explore and achieve, and contribute to improving our quality of life. –Sidney Sheldon
As they say “A library is not a luxury but one of the necessities of life” – It was time to Celebrate Reading, on the occasion of International Literacy Day on 8th September, by visiting the coveted THE BRITISH COUNCIL LIBRARY, by the students of Quest Group of Institutions.
The Literary Club of college had the privilege of organizing this educational visit on this International Literacy Day, which aims to highlight the importance of Literacy to individuals, communities and societies.
This prolific visit to this state-of-the-art new library, of nearly 50 interested students, began with a motivating Presentation on:”Time Management Skills” & an overview on British Library. During this session,Assisstant Librarian,Mr.Varinder Kumar informed that” The British Council Library and Information Services is your gateway to a world of opportunity Through its membership, you can gain access to books, workshops, events and activities designed specially to meet your needs and interests. In addition to the wide range of books at our libraries, members can also access more than 85,000 e-books and 14,000 e-journals online .In addition to this students can get immense exposure with the UK through the full range of their work in English, Arts, Education and Society& events such as arts performances, film screenings, and reader groups”.
This was followed by an interactive Quiz for the students. Soon after students were given a guided tour of the world Class Library, where they went through a range of sections &they dug out the treasure of Books of the Libraray.A small reading session concluded the educative visit.
Vice Chairman,Mr.H.P.S Kanda said “Visits like these , provide a real prospect to find out about all the library services can offer to students and their families and how regular library use can contribute to everyone’s learning success”