Educating children on the value of libraries

2019-02-13 06:01
photo: suppliedGrade 8 Sisekelo High School pupils with teacher Ms Lushozi(left) and librarian Ms Hendriks.

photo: suppliedGrade 8 Sisekelo High School pupils with teacher Ms Lushozi(left) and librarian Ms Hendriks.

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

SISEKELO High School Grade 8s went on a tour of Kranskop Library recently as some new pupils were not familiar with the library environment. The school understands that a library is an important source of knowledge to young minds in schools, and it develops the important habit of reading among pupils.

Kranskop librarian Thule Hendriks­ facilitated the programme of the day under the following points: library rules, how to become a library member, lost book penalties, photocopying fees, books that can be loaned and unloaned, and introduced the pupils to the variety of different books and where to find them on the library shelves.

Pupils were also taught that if they don’t have money to make copies for assignments they will always be allowed to sit down as a group and do their work.

If they are under peer pressure and have suicidal thoughts, they must come to the library to learn how to overcome such thoughts.

The school requested the management of the library to open on weekends so that pupils will have an opportunity to do their assignments and school related work. The management of the school thanked Miss Hendriks for her friendly welcome. — Supplied.

NEXT ON NEWS24X

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

Inside News24

 
/News
Traffic Alerts
Traffic
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.