Shree Atalbihari Vajpayee Library

Atalbihari Vajpayee Library - Front Look

Library Name

Shree Atalbihari Vajpayee Library

Address & Contact Email

C.O.P, Near SMC Community Hall, Pandesara, Surat.

E-mail: library[at]suratmunicipal[dot]org

Language of Books, Periodicals and Newspapers

RegionalGujarati | NationalHindi | InternationalEnglish

Number of Magazines & Periodicals

38

Number of Newspapers

38

Number of periodicals in the Children's Section

03

Number of Books available in the Library

15000

Books available on topics

Literature, Travel, Literature, Astrology, Spiritual Contemplative, General Knowledge, Religion, Sociology, Language, Dictionary, Science, Computer Information Technology, Medicine, Engineering etc.

Timing for Issue & Return of books

8.30 a.m. to 7.30 p.m. (Monday closed) | 8.30 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. (on Public Holidays)

Membership Fees

SMC GBR No. 8/2013, Dt. 23/01/2013

Child Member(Age Limit : 2 Yr to 12 Yr)

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Sr. No Description 6 Months 1 Year 3 Years
1 Admission Fee 70/- 70/- 70/-
2 Deposit, for issue of
  A) One Book 500/- 500/- 500/-
  B) Two Books 800/- 800/- 800/-
3 Book Maintenance Fee / 
Renewal Fee, for issue of
  A) One Book 30/- 50/- 130/-
  B) Two Books 50/- 80/- 220/-
4 Total Amount, for issue of
  A) One Book 600/- 620/- 700/-
  B) Two Books 920/- 950/- 1090/-

Adult Member (Age Limit : 12 Yr above)

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Sr. No Description 6 Months 1 Year 3 Years
1 Admission Fee 120/- 120/- 120/-
2 Deposit, for issue of
  A) One Book 1000/- 1000/- 1000/-
  B) Two Books 1600/- 1600/- 1600/-
3 Book Maintenance Fee / 
Renewal Fee, for issue of
  A) One Book 60/- 100/- 260/-
  B) Two Books 100/- 160/- 440/-
4 Total Amount, for issue of
  A) One Book 1180/- 1220/- 1380/-
  B) Two Books 1820/- 1880/- 2160/-

Central Book Store

This section contains books in various regional languages to satisfy the needs of multilingual inhabitants of Surat-such as Gujarati, Hindi, Marathi, Oriya and so on. Here we have multi-purpose books on various subjects, both ancient and modern. The Novel section is separate. There are nearly 15,000 books in this section.

Title Particulars
Number of books 15,000
Central Book Store

Features

  • Collection of books on various subjects like General Knowledge, Library & Information Science, Journalism, Psychology, Religion, Social Sciences, Economics, Law, Public Administration, Education, Commerce, Language, Mathematics, Physics, Science, Engineering, Management, Art, Literatures, History & Geography etc.
  • Arrangement of books according to Decimal based classification system, in such a way as to make them readily available to the readers.
  • The readers can search their books themselves (open access system).
  • Timing : 8.30 a.m. to 7.30 p.m. (Monday Closed), 8.30 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. (On Public Holidays)

Children Book Section

This section is large enough to store 2000+ books. There are books which can help in developing creative and constructive abilities among children. Electronic Material is also available to educate as well as to entertain the children.

Title Particulars
Number of books 2000+
Children Book Store

Features

  • Books on various subjects of children's choice, educative stories etc.
  • Ample books & periodicals for children in Gujarati, Hindi and English.
  • Open access
  • Timing: 8.30 a.m. to 7.30 p.m. (Monday Closed), 8.30 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. (On Public Holidays)

Newspaper & Magazine / Sr. Citizen Section

Regular subscription of 92 periodicals of national and international stature with a view to supply contemporary reading material readily available on information, education and entertainment to various readers. This section also contains 38 daily newspapers catering to people of varied reading interests.

Title Particulars
Periodicals/Magazines 38
Newspapers 38
Newspaper & Magazine / Sr. Citizen Section

Features

  • Reader friendly environment.
  • Periodicals on almost all subjects.
  • Timing: 8.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m.
  • Remains closed only on Makar Sankranti, Republic Day, Dhuleti, Raksha Bandhan, Independence Day, Anant Choudash, Diwali, Hindu New Year, Bhai Bij & Muharram.

Reading Rooms

A special provision is made for students to study peacefully who do not have suitable environment for study at their home. Students can visit and study silently or do their academic activities without making noise or disturbing other learners.

Sitting Capacity Boys Girls Total
Total 100 100 200
Reading Rooms - Image 1
Reading Rooms - Image 2

Features

  • Separate sitting arrangements for boys and girls.
  • Adequate facilities, comfortable sitting & support, lights and ventilation for reading.
  • Timing: 8.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m.
  • Remains closed only on Makar Sankranti, Republic Day, Dhuleti, Raksha Bandhan, Independence Day, Anant Choudash, Diwali, Hindu New Year, Bhai Bij & Muharram

Technical Section

Technical Section

A special technical room is constructed for classification, categorization and cataloguing of newly arrived books, repairing and reinstatement of available books.