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LOCAL LIBRARY AUTHORITY, TIRUVANNAMALAI.
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ABOUT US

Tiruvannamalai is one of the most venerated places in Tamil Nadu. In ancient times, the term “Annamalai” meant an inaccessible mountain. The word “Thiru” was prefixed to signify its greatness, and coupled with the two terms, it is called Tiruvannamalai.

 The Temple Town of Tiruvannamalai is one of the most ancient heritage sites of India and is a centre of the Saiva religion. The Arunachala hill and its environs have been held in great regard by the Tamils for centuries. The temple is grand in conception and architecture and is rich in tradition, history and festivals. The main Deepam festival attracts devotees from far and wide throughout South India. It has historic places besides Tiruvannamalai, Arni, Vandavasi, Devigapuram connected to East India and French companies. In the late Chola period this district was ruled by the Cholan of Sambuvarayar having Padavedu near Arni as HQ. We can now find the fort and note along with a Shiva temple namely Kailasanathar in Arni town.

Tiruvannamalai District is famous for spiritual and religious aspect. The world famous Annamalaiyar temple, Padavedu Renugammbal temple, Thennnagur Pandurangar Temple and Devikapuram Periyanayagi amman temple are some of the main spiritual centers.  Sathanur Dam, Jawadhu Hills are the famous tourist places. Tirumalai Jain temple, Mamandur cave temples, Koolamandal and Brammadesam are the heritage sites of this district.

DISTRICT CENTRAL LIBRARY, TIRUVANNAMALAI

District Central Library Tiruvannamalai, is a Three storied Building constructed for Rs.56 lakhs. We have news paper section, lending section, reference section, I.A.S. I.P.S., Study circle, New books processing section, internet section, old news paper section, physically challenged section, Competition exam section  and opac system.

In the ground floor, stack room cum lending section, reading section and old news papers section, physically challenged section,internet section and opac system etc., are situated. In the Ist floor new books processing section, Reference section, functioning. In the 2nd floor Competition exam section, I.A.S., I.P.S. Study circle is situated.

Admin office is functioning in the Ist and IInd floor. Ground floor constructed with a seating capacity of 100 readers and Ist floor reference section with 50 . Entire building is fully ventilated and fully electrified provided with fire extinguishers. Toilet facility( for both male and female) and parking facilities are available in this building.

Library is fully automated. Lending, Accessioning ,Books processing and all other works will undergo with computers. Xerox facility will be provided for readers.
This library consists of 62506 tamil Books , 29657 English Books and 3335 Hindi Books with 49300 Members. Every day 300 readers regularly utilizing the library, 250 books will be lent to the members of this library. Nearly 150 books are utilizing every day as reference . Nearly 20 readers are utilizing I.A.S. I.P.S. study circle. It was opend on 04-02-1955.

This library consists of 12 Donars, 39 Greate patrons and 1171 patrons.

Sustainable Services and Programmes
The following are the sustainable services of  the District Central Library, Tiruvannamalai

  • Lending Service.
  • Reference Service.
  • Book Renewal Service through Telephone
  • Linkage with Schools
  • Internet Browsing
  • Xerox facility
  • Adding Latest Books to the Libraries.
  • Encouraging every educated person to become a member of the library.
  • Civil Service Section.
  • Childrens corner service.
  • Free Competition exam coaching ( Free coaching for TNPSC Candidates)
  • Tailoring and Handicraft workfor women
  • Vocational training section (AC,Fridge, Washing machine mechanism, Computer hardware mechanism, Cell phone mechanism etc)
  • Vasagar Vattam (Readers circle meet)
  • Anubavangalin sangamam (Senior citizens meet)
  • Pidi..Padi..Sol.. for Reading mission
  • Story Telling for Primary school students
  • Vasaga Virundhu for Mphil and Phd scholors
  • Motivation programs for school children ( Jeyithu kattuvom, Thervukku thayaaravom)
  • Karka..Kasadara ( Basic Tamil for school children)
  • Free tnpsc exam coaching for government school students
  • Discussion hours for students
  • Plant clinic for farmers
  • Audio advisory, Helplineto farmers
  • Makers space
  • Eye camp
  • Dental camp
  • Anemia Eradication program

              MILESTONES OF TIRUVANNAMALAI DISTRICT CENTRAL LIBRARY

  • NAAL THORUM PURAVALAR- 368 PATRONS IN 365 DAYS
  • HIGHEST NUMBER OF PATRON ENROLMENT-1222
  • NAALTHORUM NAARKALIGAL- 58 CHAIRS IN 50 DAYS
  • ONE LAKH  STUDENTS ENROLLED IN ALL LIBRARIES IN TIRUVANNAMALAI  DISTRICT IN FOUR MONTHS ( FROM 19.8.2017 TO 31.12.2017)
  • SATISFYING WEEKLY ACTIVITIES FOR ALL GROUPS OF COMMUNITY- CHILDREN,YOUTH,WOMEN,ADULT AND SENIOR CITIZENS
  • PRODUCED 2 IPS OFFICERS AND 23 OTHERS IN VARIOUS GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS
  • CONCUCTED TAILORING FOR 35 POOR WOMEN AND VOCATIONAL TRAINING FOR 24 POOR STUDENTS TO ENHANCE THEIR LIVELIHOOD
  • BEST CENTRAL LIBRARY AWARD FROM 2012 TO 2018       (7 CONSECUTIVE YEARS)

                             Vasippai nesippom!
                                Vasippai suvasippom!!
                                     Vasippil vasippom.

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