The Centenary library will turn into a hub for various cultural activities.
What’s it about? The Anna Centenary library will turn into a live hub for people to meet and participate in various cultural activities like painting and theatre performances. Library officials want college students to participate in literary clubs and be exposed to the library’s collections.
- Part of the first step will be the Chennai Literary Festival. It’ll be organised by the state government at the library from January 6 to 8, with 100 authors and literary personalities participating.
- There’ll also be exhibitions of photographs and paintings. New books scheduled to release at the Chennai Book Fair will be displayed.
Future plans: The renovated library has more than six lakh books. It’ll soon start lending books to attract more members. There are plans to provide remote access to e-books and e-journals for its members and an e-learning platform for civil servant aspirants.