Library @ MRIS 46, Gurugram

The Manav Rachna International School Sec 46 Library provides information, inculcates ideas, and develops knowledge that is so essential to functioning successfully in today’s information and knowledge based society. It is fundamental to school library to equip students with lifelong learning skills and develop in them creative thinking and imagination, and enabling them to live as ideal and responsible citizens.

The Library: Heart of the School

The objectives of Manav Rachna International School  Sec 46 Library is:

  • The knowledge hub of the school and disseminate knowledge as widely as possible. Facilitate creation of new knowledge.
  • Facilitate optimal use of knowledge by all staff and students.
  • Ensure easy access to the facilities available to all staff and students.
  • Encourage and foster reading habit among staff and students.
  • Effectively participate in the teaching-learning programmes of the school.

Promoting Literacy, Inspiring Reading

Through reading we live different lives and discover new emotions – it promotes empathy, enhances citizenship and supports emotional literacy. The National Strategies recognize the importance of school libraries’ inspirational promotion of reading in supporting literacy skills. Reading plays a paramount role in children’s educational pursuit and it promotes a deep awareness and build up the child emotionally and intellectually.

The school librarian promotes reading and literacy with:

  • Annual School Library Week
  • Star Reading Program
  • International Bookmarks Exchange Program
  • Summer school literacy schemes/Programs
  • Introducing Library Portal
  • Book promotions for staff and pupils
  • Author visits and SKYPE Sessions
  • Displays celebrating reading and books
  • Read A Thon/One Nation Reading Together Program
  • Family reading initiatives
  • Events to celebrate World Book Day and Children’s Book Week
  • Author’s birthdays
  • Puppet Show
  • Storytelling
  • Poetry and Story Writing Competitions
  • Virtual students exchange across globe through Skype, MS Teams and many other online platforms.

The MRIS library portal has also been developed to connect students directly with the library 24X7, it includes eBooks, previous year question papers, podcasts, storytelling videos, assignments etc.

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