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The library of Mahendra Laxman Mhatre Vyavsayik Mahvidyalay, the fountain of knowledge and inspiration, enjoys the reputation of being one of the best Learning Resource Centre in the vicinity of Thane. The library was established in 2010 with the very inception of the college. The library is situated on the third floor of the college building and is made easily accessible from all sides of the college premises. It has a carpet area of about 1400 Sq.Ft. Complete catalogue of the library holdings has been created by using Information recorded under OPAC is available and Students are using the OPAC extensively for searching the required books and journal articles. On an average 50 books per day are circulated to the readers from Home lending section, Reading Hall, and reference section of the library. The students extensively use Library Reading Hall and around 50 students are availing this facility.

Cleanliness and maintenance of the library is always given top priority. Floor areas of all the sections of the library are cleaned daily by clothe mop and water. Library stacking area is cleaned on regular basis. To take care of books from white ants and termites, regular paste controlling is done on quarterly basis Management takes care of library maintenance in terms of civil work in the library.

Training and orientation to library staff is given on regular basis. Exhaustive training programe for library staff was organized to Special lectures and training programsare also arranged for library staff and supporting staff in the college. Library staff is motivated take higher education and education in Library and Information Science. Eight staff members in library have upgraded their education and completed Library Training Certificate Library staff gets promotion as per the government rule and regulations.

Library receives regular grants from Department of Students Welfare, University of Mumbai. However main source of fund is library fees collected from students as per the university guidelines.

  • • Monday To Saturday 8.00 am. to 5.30 pm.
  • • During Examination Period 8.00 am. to 5.30 pm.

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The Library Committee comprises of five teachers, the Principal is as Chairperson, Librarian as an Secretary, One convener and two members. The Committee supervises the overall functioning of the library and looks into details such as policy matters and subject-wise fund allocation. The Library Committee meets once in a year officially and informal meetings of the members are held as and when required. The Committee also meets the Principal to seek her approval and guidance as far as important issues are concerned.



Prof. Kamble D. H.

Chairperson (I/C Principal)

Prof . Bhandari V.


Mr.Thakre Krushna D.


Mr. Thakare D. K.


Mr.Jadhav M.B.

Secretary (Librarian )


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Asst. Librarian


Library Clerk


Library Attendant






Library Orientation: Library orientation is given to the new students and newly recruited staff of the college to enable them to use the library collection extensively and avail the facility of the library.

Home Lending In-House Circulation: Main Library, Reference and Research Section, Reading Hall, Periodicals, CD ROM and e-journals Sections Reference and Information Service Book Bank Inter-Library Loan Issue of Identity Cards: Identity cards are generated and issued to all the students and staff members of the College.

The membership is open to Alumni students of this College. Post Graduate students of the other colleges or registered students of distance education. Research scholar registered for M. Phil., Doctoral research. Any sincere person from the city of Mumbai intending to pursue some serious reading. Enrolment Membership form will be available with the Asst. Librarian on the payment of Rs.10/- The form duly filled in should be submitted to the Asst. Librarian. Library Identity Card will be issued immediately on submission of the completed form and payment of fees. Members desirous of availing the borrowing facility, will have to pay a refundable deposit of Rs.50/- (for one book) Fees

Library books are lent to readers for home reading between 8.00 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. Note: For in-house reading, books from reading hall as well as home lending section and Research and Reference Section are provided during all working hours.

In case Identity Card is lost, it should be reported to the Librarian. A duplicate Identity Card will be issued to the student against a payment of Rs.150/- on every working day, after receiving proper application and copy of a police complaint in this respect or affidavit on stamp paper about loss of Identity Card.

A book must be returned on or before the due date shown on the book. In case of urgent need the book will have to be returned immediately. Usually books are issued for a period of one week from the Home Lending Section. Books reserved for in-house reading are not allowed to be taken outside. In case a student fails to return a book within the time limit, a fine of Re.1 per day per book will be charged for first 15 days and Rs.2/- per day per book onwards. During examination days the fine would be Rs.50/- per day per book. A student may get a book reissued, if it is not in demand. A student taking books outside the reading hall without the special permission of the librarian will have to pay a fine of Rs. 50/- per day per book.

Complete silence must be observed in and around the library. Disregard of this rule will invite punishment.

The smooth working of the library is possible only if students adhere to the rules and regulations of the library. The Librarian reserves the right to refer cases of breach of discipline to the Principal. Note: Although no specific rules and regulations are formulated for the staff, all the members are advised to observe general rules and decorum.

Reserving of seats is not permitted in the reading hall of the library under any circumstance.