East West University Library Observes National Library Day 2020
East West University (EWU) Library is observing the National Library Day 2020 on 05 February 2020 with a series of programs. The programs include week-long special customer care service, instant library membership and library orientation, award giving ceremony to the best library users etc.
This year’s slogan is 'Porbo Boi Gorbo Desh, Bangabandhur Bangladesh' (We will read books and create Bangabandhu's Bangladesh). Honorable President and Prime Minister, Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh delivered special message realizing the importance of library in increasing knowledge. Venerated Dr. Muhammad Ziaulhaq Mamun, Pro Vice-Chancellor, East West University inaugurated this day through red ribbon cutting at EWU Library.
At 8:30 am. EWU library team members leading by Dr. Dilara Begum, Associate Professor and Chairperson, Department of Information Studies and Library Management and Librarian (In-charge) participated in the vivid and colorful rally at Sufia Kamal National Public Library, Shahbag, Dhaka which was arranged by Directorate of Archives and Libraries and Department of Public Libraries, in association with Cultural Affairs Ministry. This rally inaugurated by State Minister of Cultural Affairs, KM Khalid.
As a part of the celebration of national library day, EWU library was decorated with colorful balloon, banners, posters etc. to promote the awareness among users about the potential benefits of using library in lifelong learning. Besides, Essay Competition is going to be organized for the students of EWU. The essay topic is “Amar Sopner Library” (My dream’s library).
The main goal of National Library Day is to enhance reading habit among future generation, to focus on building a vibrant society and to strengthen the role of the library as a people's university.