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  Membership Rules

Anyone who is a permanent resident of Chandigarh / Mohali / Panchkula, Zirakpur, Peer Machhala, Chandimandir, Mullanpur, Nayagaon can become the member of the library. Persons other than school students have to get their form attested by a Gazetted Officer posted in Chandigarh/Mohali/Panchkula. School students must get their form attested by Principal of their institution. Full names of the attesting authority should be mentioned in block letters. Banks/corporations/University/Boards/Retd. persons will be considered in general category.

   Library Security (Refundable)

For Individual membership Rs. 500.00 (Lifetime)
For Children membership Rs. 500.00 (only 4-14 years)
Institutional Membership Rs. 2000.00 (Lifetime)
For Branch Library, Badheri, Sector 41, Chandigarh
Rs. 250.00 (Lifetime)

   Circulation Rules

  • Two books or one book & one CD or Two CD’s & Two Magazine will be allowed to lend.

  • Institutions will be provided 5 ID cards.

  • Institutions will be allowed to borrow 10 books at a time for the period of 14 days.

  • Rs. 5/- shall be charged on issue of every VCD.

  • All books are for lending except the books, which are not available in the lending section or the books, marked as “ Reference”

  • Borrower will be allowed maximum 14 days to hold the book from the date of issue (in case of VCD’s – 2 days).

  • Senior Citizen Members can get four books/CD's issued for 30 days in addition to two Magazine.

  • Re-issue of the book will be allowed for next 14 days (no re-issue in case of VCD’s).

  • Rupee 1/- will be charged as fine per day for late return of the book(in case of VCD’s – Rupee 5 per day).

  • In case of loss or damage of the book or VCD, the same will have to be replaced or the price of the book or VCD has to be deposited.

  • Lending cards are not transferable.

  • Authority may relax or modify the aforesaid rules at any time for smooth service in the section.

  • Besides above each member should abide by the general rules and regulations of the library.

  • Library timings:
  •  Circulation and Children Section: 10.00 AM to 6.00 PM. (Monday to Sunday)

  •  Reading Section: 8.00 AM to 8.00 PM. (Saturday & Sunday 10.00 AM to 6.00 PM)

  •  Reference Section: 10.00 AM to 6.00 PM.(Monday To Saturday)

  • Library will remain closed on all Gazetted holidays of U. T., Chd.

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