Mangaluru: The St Aloysius College Library has organized a BOOK FAIR from Used Books Factory, Chennai on Nov 14, 15 2022 at College Auditorium (Gelge Hall). The College Principal Rev. Dr Praveen Martis SJ inaugurated the book fair. The Registrar, all Block Directors, faculty members, library staff, students and Tilak, who is the founder of the Used Books Factory, were present on the occasion.
Rev. Dr Praveen Martis SJ in his inaugural address said that a reading habit will increase the knowledge and intelligence of the readers. The faculty members and the students can make the best use of this book fair. He also appreciated the young entrepreneur Tilak for his start-up and for conducting the book fair.
Udaya, Chief Librarian of the College compered the programme.
The book fair was open for staff, students and the parents of the St Aloysius institutions between 9.00 am to 6.30 pm. The book fair has collections of fiction- thrillers, classics, horror, fantasy, romance, historical and non-fiction, self-help, Children’s books and more. Most of the books are best-selling, best-reviewed and by foreign authors. There is a good discount offer from 50% to 80% off on the collections and you can pick any 3 books @ ₹299.00. The response was positive as many aspiring young readers including faculty were seen showing interest in some volumes.