“To read is to voyage through time.”
The library is a vital resource and it serves as a nerve centre for all the students' pursuits.
To enhance reading and learning amongst students, JPS, Noida has a
well-ventilated, illuminated and fully air-conditioned library. The school has a well equipped and computerized library, with over 9,000 books, reference books, biographies, DVDs, CDs, periodicals, magazines, newspapers, internet facilities and is also stocked with other resource materials which are added to continually.
Apart from regular library classes, various activities like book mark making, book reviews, book jacket designing, storytelling, reading aloud, story composition, and many others are conducted to keep students engaged in stories and keep the art of book reading and stories active in today’s digital era.
The school also commemorates “World Book Day” every year on 23rd April by holding a special assembly focusing on and encouraging young people to discover the pleasure of reading.
To encourage everyone to read, the school also organizes “One Nation Reading Together” in which children, teachers, administrative staff, along with supporting staff celebrate the importance and joy of reading for a prescribed time.
We also realize that reading is fundamental to functioning in today’s society. It stimulates our imagination and expands our understanding of the world. To enhance the learning of our students, we have invited very renowned authors like Ms.AnupaLal, Mr. Sanjay Muttu, Ms. Gita Mehta and Ms. Vaijayanti SavantTonpe, at our school premises, who presented their anthology of stories and poems as storytelling enhances creative thinking and gives words, images and sounds to this art.
Not only this, JPS, Noida continuously organizes a three-day Book Fair in association with Scholastic Co. Pvt. Ltd and other book fair holders, where students of classes Nursery to VIII browse a wide range of books of all the literary genres. The parents also actively participate in the same with full enthusiasm.
A virtual library page was created which provided access to E books, CBSE and NCERT resource material, videos and YouTube links to famous books and authors. The students get themselves engaged by finding themselves connected with the imaginary world of books.
To enhance the collection development of the school library, regular visits to the World Book Fair by subject experts and other scholars are taken care of. The school teachers visit Pragati Maidan to help in building the collection qualitatively and quantitatively too.
Thus, with all these efforts, JPS, Noida Library has become a centre of learning and engaged readers in the world of books and stories.