Valapattanam Gram Panchayat library receives the Best Library award at the district level

Famous Malayalam poet Rose Mary presenting the award

The Valapattanam Gram Panchayat Library has been awarded the best library of the Kannur taluka by the District Library Council in of Kerala for the year 2016-17.

The award was received by the children of the library’s children forum from the famous Malayalam poet Rose Mary. The award event was organized on the closing ceremony of the International Book Fest held in Kannur.

This award has acknowledged the performance of the library over the last one year and it is a moment of great pride as our library has been selected from amongst the 238 libraries in the taluka, exclaims Mr Binoy Mathew, Librarian of Valapattanam GP Library.

The library is part of the India Public Library Movement intervention libraries and has very actively promoted the usage of library amongst the community, particularly the youth and children.