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District Library, Fatehabad


Origin

District Library, Fatehabad

Like most other places in the state of Haryana the Fatehabad district area has a historical background dating back to the ancient periods. It finds mention in Mahabharta and Puranas. This region is supposed to have been part of the kingdom of Pandavas and their succesors. The region was part of Nanda Empire Maurian Empire and Kushan Empire. The Rajpoots, the Sikhs, the Marathas, the Mughals, the French and the Britishers have fought for it at one time or the other in history and have possessed it for different durations.

Fatehabad town was founded in the 14th Century by Firuz Shaw Tughlak. He named it after his son Firoz Khan. The district was carved on 15th July, 1997. The library is quite a younger member of the public library system in the state. It was established on 22nd February, 2007.

Building

District Library, Fatehabad

The library is providing services to its members from a building that has been provided rent free by the local administration. The building was used by the local administration as court complex but when new land was allocated for the district courts and new building was constructed the court was shifted there and this building was allocated to the library.

The building is single storey with Librarian's Room, General Reading Hall, Girl's Reading Hall, Store Room, Stack Room, Office and Children Section etc.

Location

Fatehbad town is 220 Mm. (Approx) from National Capital Delhi on NH 10. The library is located in the Old Kachheri (Court) complex near the Jat Dharamshala.

Staff

Staff, District Library, Fatehabad








The library has following posts:
Sr.No.DesignationNo. of Posts
1Senior Librarian1
2Junior Librarian1
3Restorer1
4Clerk1
5Steno1
6Peon2
7Sweeper-cum-Chowkidaar1

Collection

Stack Room, District Library, Fatehabad

The library has a collection of 10650+ books.
The library subscribes to 9 Newspapers and 14 Magazines.







The Library Subscribes following Newspapers:
Sr.No.Name of NewspaperLanguage
1The TribuneEnglish
2Hindustan TimesEnglish
3Times of IndiaEnglish
4Dainik TribuneHindi
5Rashtrya SaharaHindi
6Dainik BhaskarHindi
7Punjab KesariHindi
8Amar UjalaHindi
9Hari BhoomiHindi

Membership

Reading Room, District Library, Fatehabad

The library has 116 registered members till now.

Membership Security:

  • Adults Rs 500 (Refundable) + Fee Rs 10 (Non-Refundable)
  • Children Rs 100



Automation

District Library

The library has been provided SOUL ILS but the retro-convesion is still incomplete. However for office use the library is making use of two computers, printer and photocopy facility.

Working Days and Work Hours

The library is closed on Fridays and last Saturday of every month and all the gazetted holidays.

The library opens for public from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Working Days and Work Hours

The library opens for public from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

The library remains closed on Fridays and last Saturday of every month and all the gazetted holidays.

Contact

Entrance, District Library, Fatehbad
District Library,
Old Kachheri,
Near Jaat Dharamshala,
Fatehabad (Hr.) - 125050.
INDIA.
Ph: +91 1667 222 272
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