Mary Matha Arts & Science College

Mananthavady, Wayanad, Kerala

The Central Library and Reading Room

The college has a fully automated central library, the major learning resource of the institution,  with the following facilities:
  • A spacious common reading room with 70  chairs and 19 round tables Separate Reading Space for staff members
  • Network Resource Centre (NRC) with 14 Computers
  • Stack Room – Entry is allowed to students on request
  • Cabin for the Librarian
  • A room, next to the Cabin of the Librarian, for routine check up and repair of damaged books.
  • Photocopier (that can also be used as a computer printer) is kept very close to the computers in the NRC.
  • Journals/Magazines are arranged on a Display Board. The back volumes are arranged on the space provided behind the Display Board
  • A cubicle/space for book distribution at the entrance of the Library
  • The Library is automated with KOHA Software
  • The books are housed in well maintained stacks.


  • Internet facility is provided to all students and faculty in the library, free of cost. 


  • Twelve Systems are set apart in NRC for students and staff.


  • Two Systems are provided exclusively for the Catalogue Search (OPAC) in the Library.


  • Students have access to Library and Internet from 9am to 4.30 pm.

  • Access to INFLIBNET is made available.


  • An average of hundred students use the Internet facility per day except when there are connectivity problems.


  • The library has a two point Checking System; the users are advised to keep their personal belongings on shelves near the entrance and it is ensured that only books entered in the Issue Register/Computer are taken out of the library. 
  • Each student is issued library cards in order to encourage their use of the library and to make the same smooth and efficient.
  • The library remains open between 9.00 a.m. and 4.30 p.m. on all working days.
  • The library regularly subscribes to many journals (including international ones) and procures new books. 
Staff Members
1Dr Fr George P. V. MLISc PhDThe Librarian
2Ms Philomina P. J BCom HDCLibrary Assistant
2Mr. Jose Augustine BALibrary Assistant