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SNV Vivekapradayani Vayanasala and Gandhismaraka Grandhashala, Peringammala, Kalliyoor P.O, Thiruvananthapuram fondly known as SNV library is one of the oldest rural libraries, had its genesis during the pre-independence period along with the library movement in the state. The library since its establishment has pre-defined objectives to transform the social, cultural, educational and economic development of the community in the locality. This library currently with a mass collection of rare books is linked to an interactive website with library catalogue for online access to its resources. The library recently completed 65 years, has made commendable contribution to its credits to the community

In recognition of its commendable services and social activities, Kerala State Library Council upgraded the Library as the only Reference Library in Thiruvananthapuram Taluk in 2002 as per the terms prescribed by the 11th Finance Commission. Many a times, the library won awards for best libraries in Thiruvananthapuram District and Taluk..

The Library is registered under Travancore Cochin Literary Scientific and Charitable Societies Registration Act of 1955. It is an A-Grade Library, which is a rare honour among the thousands of libraries under Kerala State Library Council. Currently the library is included in the panel of Registered Non-Governmental Organisations of Planning Commission (National Informatics Centre), Government of India. It is also a registered member of Nehru Yuvak Kendra.

SNV Library History

In memory of Sree Narayana Guru, the great leader of social renaissance in Kerala, a reading room was initially started in 1945

Our Mandates

Reach and influence the entire community through the library’s vision, services, programs, and resources

Our Strength

One of the oldest rural public libraries in Kerala State established in pre-independent era.

Facility & Services