Library Rules

St. Xavier's Library Rules

Silence to be maintained

No discussion permitted inside the library

Registration should be done to become a library member prior to using the library resources

No personal belongings allowed inside the library.

Show the books and other materials which are being taken out of the library to the staff at the entrance counter.

The librarian may recall any book from any member at any time and the member shall return the same immediately.

Refreshment of any kind shall not be taken anywhere in the library premises

Admission to Library:

Students are allowed to library only on production of their authorized/valid Identity Cards

Working Hours of the Library:

Monday to Saturday (during School hours)


Issue System:

Books will be issued on presentation of the library card along with the smart card. Students are instructed to check the books while borrowing and they will be responsible for any type of damage or mutilation noticed at the time of return.

Overdue Charges :

Books will be issued to the students for 14 days only. In the last page slip is pasted and stamped mentioning the due date and the fine will be charged @ Re.1 per day per book from the due date till the book is returned to library.

Book Lost :

If the books are lost, Then the borrower shall replace the books of the same edition or latest edition or pay double cost of the book after getting permission from the librarian.

Care of library borrower cards :

Take special care to maintain the library borrower cards.

Do not fold, alter entries made on the cards, members are responsible for the entire set of library borrower card issued to them.

Loss of cards

Loss of borrower card should be reported to the librarian in writing. After checking the borrowing register they will be issued a fresh replacement card on a payment of Rs.200/- per card.

Validity of cards

Library borrower cards are valid for the respective academic year only and fresh cards will be issued for each year.

At the end of the academic year borrower cards shall be returned to the library.

No due Certificate

Each student shall obtain No dues certificate from the library after returning all the books issued, surrendering the borrower’s cards and after paying outstanding dues, if any.

Care of Library Books

Students are require to handle the books/ Journal very carefully; marking with pencil , writing or highlighting , tearing the pages or mutilating the same in any other way will be viewed very seriously. In such case reader shall be held responsible unless these are brought to the notice of the library staff at the time of issue.

Reference section

This section has Encyclopedia, dictionaries, Text books reference books etc. which are only available for reference. User can make use of these resources.

Journal Section

In these section journals, general magazines and news letter are available. They are arranged alphabetically. The latest issues are displayed on display rack and other previous issues are arranged in the drawer. Bound volumes of periodicals are arranged in rack alphabetically and are meant only for reference within the library.