Our Strength

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

  1. Genesis in 1945, completed 65 years of commendable service to the community

  2. It grew over the years along with Library movement in the State of Kerala

  3. Registered Non-Governmental Organisation of Planning Commission-National Informatics Centre.

  4. Registered under Travancore Cochin Literary Scientific and Charitable Societies Registration Act of 1955

  5. Enrolled in the concurrent list of National Informatics Centre

  6. Functioning in its own building with two storey’s

  7. Designated as Reference Library in Thiruvananthapuram Taluk in the year 2002

  8. A –Grade Library under Kerala State Library Council.

  9. Received Best library award in the Thiruvananthapuram Taluk in 2011.
    Received Best library award in Thiruvananthapuram District in 2011.

  10. Acting as a model library in Thiruvananthapuram district.
    Acting as a Centre of Nehru Yuva Kendra

  11. Received coveted awards/recognitions during various periods

  12. An interactive Library Website with Links to Online Library Catalogue

  13. Amassed a collection of rare books

  14. Moderate IT infrastructure with 3 PC’s with internet facilities, 2 Printers, 2 scanners, Xerox, etc.

  15. Online access to library resources through library login.

  16. Accounts are audited by Accountant General and Taluk Library Council.

  17. Conduct of periodic seminars, essay writing competitions, cultural events.

  18. Community based participatory research activities

  19. A children wing to inculcate reading habits.

  20. Non-formal education Centre for foster education to community.

  21. Continuing Education Centre to keep the learners current.

  22. Village Knowledge Centre to deliver pinpointed information as and when required

  23. Neighbourhood Education Centre for lifting the educational standards of needy students

  24. Women’s wing to empower women.

  25. Arts and sports club for making youngsters to use leisure time.

  26. Sub-Centre of Primary Health Centre maintains health standards.

  27. Career development Centre for uplifting educated youth to reach career heights.

  28. Vocational Training Centre to create skilled manpower.

  29. Community information centre values community oriented information.

  30. A lead role in health education and awareness campaigns

  31. Maintains a database of key bureaucrats as a backbone for seeking information.

  32. Regular visits by eminent personalities including Kerala state ministers, Member of Parliaments, and dignitaries from social, cultural and literary circles.

  33. Good track record in fund utilisation, especially grants from Raja Rammohun Roy Library Foundation, Kerala State Library Council and other funds from State and Centre.