"An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest"
The SIS library provides information and ideas that are fundamental to functioning successfully in today’s information and knowledge- based society. An active school library programme makes a significant difference to student learning outcome. The librarian is a crucial factor in providing effective programme for the students. It is said that the real purpose of books is to train the mind into doing its own thinking in a world that is in the grip of a digital revolution. So the schools have the ultimate responsibility of sustaining and elevating the interest and love of students for books and reading.
SIS Library facilities certainly contribute towards raising the standard and quality of education. The library of a school is considered as part and parcel of the academic set up. It is created and maintained to serve and support the educational activities of the school. It can play a very important role and help the school in achieving the value and importance of the informal system of education, and then, library method of self- education is sure to get its due place.
The school library provides information, inculcates ideas, and develops knowledge that is so essential to function successfully in today’s information and knowledge based society. The students are also encouraged to do the book-review and along with the libraian the teachers are given classes to guide the students in selecting the books.
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 responsible citizens. Thus the school library must be made the hub of all the activities planned and executed in school. It can be used by students to prepare for their next class period, home examination, general education, information, competition and inspiration.
In this scenario’s it is our bounden duty to in still in children right from their formative years not only a love for reading but also the skills involved in accessing information from different sources. That is why today we are talking about Library and Information Management as an integrated genre.
Another very important role school libraries have to play lies in the realm of creativity, children should take to reading just for the pleasure in holds. Once they are hooked to books, they will never in their life feel lonely because they will always have the great minds and hearts of authors, biographers, novelists, simple story tellers, and dramatics and poets as their companions. They will, through the books they read, visit far of lands, meet the people of the world and develop insights into different ventures and moves. Reading elevates the spirit and empowers the mind and libraries are the ideal places form which such an exciting journey can begin.