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Annual Report of TS Central State Library and Divisional Library (South), Chandigarh (India)
The main aim of public library or any type of library is to satisfy as many users as possible by utilizing resources optimally. Libraries, especially public libraries are often considered an essential part of having an educated and literate population and generally offering resources for entertainment, leisure purposes and for educational purposes as well. The present study discusses the current state of the Public Library System in Chandigarh. T.S. Central State Library, Sector-17 is older than Divisional Library (South), Sector-34. Both of the libraries are automated using LibSys Library management software. CSL has 2, 40, 270 volumes of books whereas DL (S) has above 1, 10,000. Registered member in the CSL is more than 40,772 and in DL (S) membership are more than 10900. Both of the libraries served the needs of the tricity (Chandigarh, Panchkula and Mohali) and the users of outside from the Tricity.