Function organized by Karnataka State College Librarians Association
Cultivate habit of reading books
HUBLI: Mahesh D Horakeri, President of Karnataka State College Librarians Association has called upon students to cultivate the habit of reading books.
Speaking at a function held at Vidyavardhak Sangh’s Women’s Arts and Commerce College as part of ‘National Libraries Week’ here on Monday, he said reading habit among youth had been declining because of modern means of entertainment.
Shobha B Hittalamani, Principal said book culture would prevail even in the era of digitised libraries. She asked the students to spend more time in libraries instead of being glued to television.
B S Malavada, Chief Librarian of Kadasiddeshwara College said students should make use of libraries to appear for competitive exams being conducted by UPSC and KPSC.
S B Pashchapur, librarian, Women’s college explained the life of Dr S R Ranganathan, who has been considered as the ‘Father of Indian libraries’.
Exhibition of books was arranged by B S Shettar and Kasturi Halagi on the occasion.
Professor B M Mundinamani, Professor M H Kyadigeri, Professor L R Angadi and others were present on the occasion.
If you study to remember, you will forget, but, If you study to understand, you will remember.
Education is a companion which no future can depress, no crime can destroy, no enemy can alienate it and no nepotism can enslave.