Library week is celebrated to inculcate amongst the students a habit of reading books and to encourage them to explore the treasure of knowledge hidden in the books. Library week was celebrated from 5th October to 7th October in GD Goenka Public School, Vasant Kunj. During the week, the entire school was abuzz with various activities and competitions associated with ‘books and reading’ for all the
classes from 3 to 11. A number of book related activities including Bookmark Competition, Draw and Describe Favourite Book Character, Picture Composition, Story Writing, Book Cover Design, Book Review , Inter–House Book Quiz, Author Workshop were held during the week. The events so planned are aimed to not only encourage readings habits amongst the students but also to bring out their creative potential to the fore.
An important highlight of the library week was story telling session with Sanjay Muttoo on 6th October for the classes 4 & 5. Mr. Muttoo has been closely associated with All India Radio, as a News Reader in English since 1992. He is also a lecturer in Mass Communication Department in Kamla Nehru College. As a documentary film maker he has researched, scripted and directed many documentary films.
Children unanimously enjoyed the actions portrayed by him for different animals during the narration of his stories.