The Manav Rachna International School, Ludhiana 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 MRIS, Ludhiana:

  • 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:
  • Avid Reader competition
  • Recommend a book board created by students
  • Bookmark making activities
  • Book promotions for staff and pupils
  • 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
  • Storytelling
  • Poetry and Story Writing Competitions
  • Organising book fair