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District Library, Hisar


Origin

District Library, Hisar

Hisar town was also spelled as 'Hissar'. It was founded by Firoz Shaw Tughlaq on the demolished ruins of an existing prosperous Hindu and Jain city of Iksaru. He named it as Hissar-e-Firoza. 'Hisar' is a Turkish word meaning 'Fortress'.

The library was established in 1967 and was started in a rented building at Red Square Market. Later it was shifted near DIG office where it was functional for sometime. Later the library was provided building by the local administration near Panchayat Bhawan and is functional from this place.

Building

District Library, Hisar

The library has single storey building. The building is accomodates, Librarian's Room, Stack Room-cum-Reading Hall and Circulation Desk.

A building has been proposed for the library at Town Hall and will be constructed in near future.

Location

Hisar is situated 164 Km northwest of Delhi on the National Highway 10. The library is located near Panachayat Bhawan and is ten minutes walk from the Phuwara Chowk. It is just close to the back gate of the Govt. PG College.

Staff

The library has following posts:
Sr.No.DesignationNo. of Posts
1Senior Librarian1
2Junior Librarian1
3Restorer1
4Clerk1
5Peon1
6Chowkidaar1
7Sweeper1
8Chowkidaar-cum-Peon1

Collection

Stack Room, District Library, Hisar

The library has a collection of 48000+ books and subscribes to 9 Newspapers and 10 Magazines







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

Membership

Reading Room, District Library, Hisar

The library has 1905 registered members till 05.02.2011.

Membership Security:

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



Automation

District Library

The library has 3 PCs and SOUL ILS but the automation is incomplete.

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

District Library,
Near Panchayat Bhawan,
Back Side Govt. PG College,
Phuwara Chowk
Hisar (Hr.) - 125005.
INDIA
Ph: +91 1662 283 167.
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