Monday, September 20, 2010

Anna Centenary Library, Kotturpuram, Chennai Tourism

Anna Centenary Library, Kotturpuram
On September 15th, Anna Centenary Library was inaugurated by Hon’ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. This library is going to be one of the land marks in Chennai. Everyone who visited are amazed to see its structure and design. Here you can find books in different varieties and nearly five lakh title books are available for the readers.

The library is open to public from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. The children section is very nice, children enjoy here while reading the books. The collection of fairy tales and jungle books are worth to mention here. There is a provision for elders in this library to sit in a easy chair and study the newspapers and other books of their choice. You can find books in Tamil (more than 1 lakh titles) and around 2 lakh titles in English also.



    Ground floor -

    A Braille and talking book section - two conference halls with a capacity of 200 persons and 30 persons each - a cyber cafe

    First floor -

    An exclusive children's section and a comfort reading hall

    Second floor -

    Tamil books

    Third floor -

    English books

    Fourth floor -

    Books on Dravidian languages except Tamil and other Indian languages

    Fifth floor -

    Back issues of newspapers and periodicals

    Sixth floor -

    Government documents

    Seventh floor -

    Collections from donors and an audio-visual section

    Eighth floor -

    Rare books, preservation unit, photo and digital libraries. Separate blocks for binding section and store, food court and scholars hostel have also been planned