The Bethany High Library

Welcome to Our Literary Oasis: Where Imagination Knows No Bounds!

At Bethany High, our library isn’t just a room full of books; it’s a world waiting to be explored, an intellectual sanctuary where every page whispers secrets and adventures. With over 25,000+ books spanning a multitude of categories, our library is a treasure trove of knowledge and inspiration.
In a world inundated with information, the libraries of Bethany Institutions is your oasis of wisdom. It’s not just a repository of books; it’s the cornerstone of curiosity, learning, and growth. We invite you to immerse yourself in this world of endless possibilities, where the only limit is your imagination. Welcome to a space where dreams take flight and where knowledge truly knows no bounds!

Dive into a Multiverse of Genres:
Whether you’re a fiction enthusiast or a seeker of non-fiction wisdom, our library has something for everyone. Our shelves host an extensive collection of English, Kannada, and Hindi books. Classified and catalogued according to Dewey Decimal Classification, accessing any book that interests you has been made a cakewalk. From gripping novels to enlightening biographies, our library is undoubtedly one of the most intellectually stimulating knowledge hubs at school. The library is a subscriber of four dailies and 15 popular magazines! Dictionaries, encyclopaedias, and competitive exam reference materials are all available for reference.

Unleash Your Academic Potential:
Our library isn’t just about leisure reading. We provide a comprehensive selection of ICSE subject study materials, textbooks, question banks, and previous year’s question papers to empower our students on their educational journey. With this wealth of resources, academic excellence is within reach for all.

A Beacon for Current Affairs:
Stay informed with our extensive collection of newspapers and magazines. From national and international news to school-specific updates, our newspaper clipping services capture the world’s pulse. Considering the importance of newspapers, the library provides information services based on newspapers. Newspaper clipping services provide news items of interest to the Institution published in national and international newspapers.

Embracing Innovation: Our Library’s Digital Footprint
At Bethany, we believe in the seamless fusion of tradition and technology. Our library is a sanctuary of books and a realm where the future meets the past. With the Edumerge Solutions Library Management System, we’ve embraced the digital age. This software efficiently tracks book issues, returns, and renewals, making your library experience smoother and more convenient. In a world that’s racing forward, we’ve adapted to keep you on the cutting edge of knowledge.

A Hub of Convenience
Reprography:
Photocopying and lamination facility is available at nominal cost in the library. This service is limited to library materials without violating the copy right law.

Nurturing Young Minds:
Storytelling Magic, Dictionary Hunt and Bookmark making,etc. For our little bookworms in the making, we host captivating storytelling activities. These sessions are designed to ignite the fires of imagination and curiosity in young hearts. The enchanting world of stories comes alive, fostering a love for reading that will last a lifetime. We believe that every child deserves the magic of storytelling.

A Book Bazaar Beyond Compare:
Our library isn’t just a place to read; it’s a place to own. Various renowned publication houses regularly grace our library with book display exhibitions. This is your chance to browse and purchase books. Dive into a literary treasure trove and find the perfect additions to your personal collection.

Your Query, Our Pleasure:
The Information Desk is your compass through the literary labyrinth. Our friendly library staff is always ready to assist, helping you find the perfect book or resource for your needs. We’re here to make your journey through the world of knowledge smooth and enjoyable.

Library Timings
Monday to Friday
8.00 AM to 4.00 PM (All Working Days)

Saturday
9.00 AM to 1.00 PM

Reference section access
3 PM to 4 PM (Weekdays)
9 AM – 1 PM (Saturday)

The library remains open on all working days except national and gazette holidays.

Circulation Rules:
Borrowing privileges: All the students from Std 1 to Std 12 can borrow one book at a time for a duration of one week, and they can do so only when they come to the library during their library period.

Return policy: The student shall return the books on the due date mentioned in the book date slip.

Renewal of the book: Renewals are only allowed on the exact due date.

Over Due charges: Borrowed books should be returned within the due date; failing to follow this will attract a fine of one rupee per book per day starting from the due date.

General guidelines:
1. All items must be checked out and returned to the circulation desk.
2. While leaving the library, the user should ensure they carry only the books duly issued in their names.
3. Maintain silence in the library premises and avoid doing anything that disturbs other readers.
4. Take care of library materials.
5. Feel free to seek assistance and provide feedback and suggestions.
6. Do not mark, write, scribble, underline or highlight any text in the library reading material.
7. Respect and follow library rules and policies.

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