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Frequently Asked Questions

HOW CAN I SEARCH FOR A BOOK?

In search text box, type the title of the book, subject, author or any keyword or word in the title and click Search button. The books will be displayed with details like status of availability, to whom issued and number of reservations. If book is issued, you can reserve the book by clicking Reserve Icon.

HOW TO RESERVE A BOOK?

A book can be reserved only if it is under circulation or under reservation. Search for the book in the catalogue as above. When results are displayed, click the Reserve Icon and provide your Library Card Number.

HOW TO CHECK RESERVATION STATUS OF A BOOK/MEMBER?

To know your status for a reserved book type you Library Card Number and select the option Card No and click Get Status button.

To get the reservation status for a particular book types the Accession Number of the book and click Get Status button.

HOW TO SUBMIT A BOOK REVIEW?

Type your reviews in Microsoft Word and sent it to kvklibrarian[at]gmail.com or librarian[at]kvklibrary.in . You can also write it neatly on a sheet of paper and submit to the Librarian. See the display inside the library on how to post it on our blog

CAN I SUGGEST A BOOK?

If you find any useful book which is not available in your library, feel free to suggest the book either in the suggestion register or e-mail to the Librarian or by using the Suggest a Book link at the library website.

CAN I DONATE A BOOK?

Why not? Your donations will help us to strengthen our library collection. Donate only original editions of books which are in good physical condition.

WHAT DOES ‘G’ STAND FOR IN THE ACCESSION NUMBER OF A BOOK?

‘G’ stand for ‘Gratis’ which means free and all the books received free of cost to the library will be entered in a separate register and will have the prefix ‘G’ with the Accession Number. Books donated by you will be taken into the Gratis account.

CAN I ISSUE A BOOK OTHER THAN OUR LIBRARY PERIODS?

It depends. If any other class is having their library period, then your request may not be entertained. Otherwise, you may issue a book on your free periods and with the permission from the teacher concerned.

CAN I ISSUE A BOOK DURING THE LUNCH BREAK?

Of course you can. The library will normally be open everyday from 11:50 to 12:00 pm during the lunch break. Also the library will be open after school hours till 3:00 pm. You are welcome to visit the library during these times.

WHAT IS LIBRARY POINTS?

It is a system to reward our students. For each and every library or book related activity you will be getting library points. For details Click here

WHAT IF I LOST A LIBRARY BOOK OR DAMAGED IT?

Dont' worry. Report it to the librarin immediately. Do not try to repair a damaged book yourself. In case of lost book, you may have to replace the book (same title) or deposit the price of the book to the office.

MY LIBRARY POINT IS NOT ADDED TO MY ACCOUNT. WHAT TO DO?

Please check the points after some time. In some cases, the points may not reflect online immediately. If there is any discrepency in your points, feel free to report it to the librarian.

I HAVE A QUESTION?

You have any question/doubt regarding Library services or any thing related to Library/Books/Reading? Go ahead and ask the Librarian.