Mr V L Kalyan: Condolence Meeting

A condolence meeting to condole the sad and untimely death of Mr V L Kalyan(Retired Librarian, BEL, Bangalore), who passed away on 9th Jan 2015, will be held on 24th January 2015 at 5.30 pm at Institute of Information Studies,702,Upstairs,42nd cross,3rd Block, Rajajinagar, Bangalore 560 010. On behalf of KALA I request all the fellow professionals and members of KALA to join us to pray for the departed soul.

IH Jahagirdar
Karnataka State Library Association

National Library week celebrations -2014


EVENT: Inauguration of National Library Week

DATE : 14.11.2014, Friday 5.30 p.m.

VENUE : Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan, Bangalore, 716 CMH Road, Indiranagar 1st Stage , Bangalore 560 038

Presentations by:

Vikram Sampath : The Making of an Online Music Archive by telling the story of the Archive of Indian Music, the first digital sound archive in the country for

gramophone recordings.

Shinie Antony: Reflections on the Bangalore Literature Festival and the Frankfurt Book Fair

Event: Developing reading habits and book culture : Discussion

DATE : 16.11.2014, Sunday 11.30 a.m.

VENUE : City Central Library(Central Zone), RajaRam Mohan Roy Extension, KH Road,Bangalore

Speakers: Mr Nagaraj Kote ,Film Actor and Director & Mr Gopi, Comedy Artist


Event: Talk on Reading Habits among school children

DATE : 17.11.2014, Monday 1.30 p.m.

VENUE : Poorna Pragna School, Sadashiva Nagara, Bangalore

Presentations by:

Umesh Malhotra, Co-Founder and CEO, Hippocampus, Bangalore



Event: Role of Library in my life: reflections

DATE : 17.11.2014, Monday

VENUE : Gogte Institute of Technology,Khanapur Road,Udyam bagh, Belgaum 590008


Dr A S Deshpande,Principal, Gogte Institute of Technology,Khanapur Road,Udyam bagh, Belgaum 590008



Event: Evolving Patterns in Scholarly Publishing

DATE : 19.11.2014, Wednesday 3PM

VENUE : Conference Hall, CBSMS, Central College, Bangalore University, Bangalore


Ms. Hema Wesley, Consultant Editor, Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore

Dr. I H Jahagirdar
General Secretary, KALA