Noise, disturbance or unruly behavior is forbidden in any part of the library.
Smoking, food and drinks are not allowed in the library.
Silence shall be observed in the public areas of the library. Mobile phones, pagers and watch alarms should be switched off before entering the library.
Users of the library should be decently dressed.
Loitering in the library is prohibited.
Library materials must not be taken out of the library unless a Library staff has properly issued them.
All books and personal belongings must be shown to the staff at the library exits whenever required to do so.
No bag, case, umbrella, personal book, CD-ROM, or floppy disk should be brought into the Library. They should be deposited at the property counter at one’s own risk.
Library membership cards, when lost, must be reported immediately in person or by telephone to the Circulation Section. A lost library card may be replaced by a fee of Rs. 50/- along with an undertaking that the member concerned will be responsible for any book taken on the library card.
Mutilation and theft of library materials are offences punishable by law. Appropriate action will be taken by the Library against offenders.
Library books and documents must be treated with honor, so that it is prohibited to underline, write notes or pull out pages there from.
All dues to the library must be paid on time.
The library will not be held responsible for the loss of any personal belongings of users.
The members should inform the library their new designations, official addresses and addresses of communication as and when they move to new assignments or locations.
Following consultation, books should be left on the tables for the library staff to re-shelve them.
The library staff has the right to ask users to leave the library if they are inappropriately dressed or are causing a disturbance.
The library staff has the right to ask a non-member to leave the library.
Rules for Borrowing books:
Members must produce their valid library membership card when borrowing the books. Members must check to see that all library materials in their possession have been properly checked out to them before leaving the library.
Members are held responsible for all materials charged to their cards.
Members must report the loss of library materials immediately to the Circulation Section of the Library and they must pay the compensation for the lost book.
Any book not returned in response to a final overdue notice would be considered as lost and the member would be asked to pay compensation for the lost book.
Fines will be calculated, according to the Rates of Fines, from the due date and the amount should be paid at the library.
Members must ensure that the books issued to them are returned or renewed on or before the date due. Notices sent by the Library serve only as a reminder and non-receipt of the notices does not absolve any member from paying fines or other penalties as stated in these Rules.
Each borrowing member will be issued library tickets as per their entitlement
In case the members fail to return the borrowed document on or within the due date shall be liable to pay overdue charges at the rate of Rs. 1.00 per day on the spot.