Village library extends building for readers’ convenience


A library identified “Meik Swe Kaung” was commissioned into service in Setkon Village, Pobbathiri Township, on 28 February 2012 with over 3,000 books and publications.
Thanks to the village library committee, the librarian and townselders, number of books rose to over 10,000 as a knowledge bank of local people from Setkon and its surrounding villages.
At present, the library officials could organize wellwishers to donate books and journals monthly and weekly to the library. Due to increasing number of books and readers, the library needs to extend its building for convenient reading of local people.
Wellwisher U Kyi Soe-Daw Yadana Win and family of Pyinmana donated a 40 feet long and 30 feet wide building for the library.
Deputy Director of Nay Pyi Taw Information and Public Relations Department Daw Thin Thin Zin and Head of Township IPRD Daw Theint Theint Myo inspected progress of construction tasks on 27 January.
The same day, a readers’ discussion was held at the library between IPRD officials and local readers. Deputy Director Daw Thin Thin Zin explained advantages of literature and an important role of village library and Daw Theint Theint Myo of Pobbathiri Township IPRD, purpose of holding the readers’ discussion.-Shwe Kokko

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