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About the Library

History:
Thanthai Periyar E.V.R. District Central Library was opened on 1951 in a small building.
The new Building Foundation Stone Laid by Honorable Chief Minister Sri.K. Kamaraj. Government of Madras on 4th September 1956.
This Building was opened on 22nd November 1959, by Shri M.A. Manickavelu, B.A., B.L., Minister for Revenue Madras State, under the presidency of Shri P. Rajagopala Naidu, B.Sc., B.L., M.P. and the Vellore LLA Chairman Thiru.P.R. Ramanujalu Reddiyar

Location:
This Library is situated at No.1, Infantry Road, Vellore – 632 001. opposite of Sri Venkateswara Higher Secondary School. Near by Fire Station.

Postal Address:
Thanthai Periyar E.V.R. District Central Library,
No.1, Infantry Road,
Vellore – 632 001.

Holidays:
Every Friday and Second Saturday
All Government Holidays

Membership Rules:
The Application form Should duly filled up and guaranteed by

  • A & B grade Government officers
  • An Honorary Magistrate/Notary Public
  • An Officer of the head of department of study of the universities in vellore
  • The Principal or a Professor of a Local college/school Principal or Head Master


RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS PROOF
Submit application with photo copy of any one of
  • Family Ration Card
  • Passport
  • Driving License
  • Voter Identity Card

DEPOSIT:
  • Caution Deposit Rs.50/- and Yearly Subscription Rs.10/-for borrowing three books for home reading and returnable with 14 days.
  • An annual subscription of Rs.10 per member is collected for each financial year.

Area of the Library:
Land Area 33768 S.q. feet. Plinth Area 11550 S.q. feet.         
Inside the Building the following sections are functioning at the ground floor.
  • Periodical Section
  • Reference Section
  • Civil Service and Competitive Examination
  • Women and Children Section
  • Book lending Section
  • Reprographic Section
  • New book collection and distribution section
  • Computer Section
  • Binding Section
  • Browsing Section


working Hours:
Library timing 08.00 am to 08.00 pm

Central Library Particulars
Central Library Particulars As on 01.04.2010
Stock of books : 1,33,718
No. of Members : 23,304
Average No. of Visitors per day : 950
Average No. of Borrowers per day : 250
Average No. of Books Consulting per day : 2500

 

 

 
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