library has a legitimized duty to perform by providing adequate
library service to the children
of the locality. "Junior Library" is the modern name by which
children section of a public library is known. Junior library
consists of general as well as reference books. Books are selected to
suit the interest and the level of understanding of the young and
the growing minds. The method adopted is identical with that of the
circulation section except that books and periodicals are acquired
with the view to serve junior readers up to 14 years of age.
The book cases, tables and chairs are lower in height to enable the
children to use them with comfort.
The catalogue is also rendered
simpler. The classification is not very minutely done. Above
all care is taken to acquire books on clean, bold type on good paper
with illustration and some coloured pictures and maps. Unless the
books are attractive in design and binding ,children are unlikely to
Section has been made more attractive to catch the eyes of the
children by adding educational & recreation toys & games
i.e.,soft toys,puzzles, blocks. A seperate computer has been
installed for children's exclusive use. About 40 CD's have been
added. The titles includes nursery rhymes,fairy tales,fun with
numbers,Oxford dictionary, spoken english, learn and enjoy, pre
school favourites, etc.