About Library

Satyapriya Roy College of Education (SPRCE) Library started functioning on the fourth floor of Satyapriya Bhaban in the name of then All Bengal Teachers' Training College since 1967. But gradually the collection of the library was increasing. The remarkable day came when the college was shifted to the new building named as Anila Devi Bhaban at A-287, Sector-I, Salt Lake and renamed as the present name in 2006. The present Library is located on the Ground Floor with Library Office, Stack Room, Library Reading Room and Librarian's Chamber.

The library has rich collection with more than 13000 varieties titles of books and more than 30 academic Journals. The area of library is 1500 sq.ft and there is provision of separate Reading Room of 600 Sq.ft.. The College provides a scientifically arranged library with a spacious and noise-free reading room for students, teachers and research scholars. As the Computerization of the library has been completed, users may search for books through OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue).

The library has started e-mail service for the users to make informed about the dues of books and fine if any.

The library has a rich collection of books in the subject of English, Bengali, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Life Science, Geography, Sanskrit, Environmental Science, Psychology, Guidance and Counselling, Education, History and Commerce. Besides, a rich collection of M.Ed. & M.A. Courses and Research in Education has been procured by the College. Users of the college can access more than 1,00,000 e-books and 6,000 e-journals through N-List, the INFLIBNET Programme.Library has also a link to the National Digital Library of India (NDL) from where the users can access to e-Resources, various programmes, Question papers of different Competition Examination, Dissertation, Synopsises, Theses and so on and so forth.


Library Committee Members

1.  Dr.  Subir Nag, Chairman
2.  Dr.  Dipak Kumar Kundu, Convener
3.  Dr.  Chaitali Dutta, Member
4.  Dr.  Nandini Samaddar, Member
5.  Dr.  Kausik Chatterjee, Member
6.  Dr.  Mousumi Boral, Member
7.  Dr.  Piku Choudhury, Member


Library Hours

The Library remains open on all working days : Monday - Saturday (10:30 A.M. to 5:30 P.M.)

Rules of the Library
  • On production of the Identity Card, each student will be provided with Borrower's Cards against which books will be issued.
  • Library Cards are non-transferable. Loss of this card must be reported immediately to the Librarian and a fresh card will be issued on payment of fine.
  • Honours Course students may borrow two books at a time. Books must be returned within 15 days from the date of issue.
  • If the books are returned after the due date, borrowing facility will be temporarily withdrawn.
  • Any book lost, damaged or defaced must be replaced by the borrower. Till the damage is made good, the borrower will have no right to use the library.
  • Books will not be issued on Saturdays. However, Reading Room will remain open for the students.
  • Students must renew their library cards after taking fresh admission in the second year and third year.
  • Students must return their library books before appearing for the Selection Tests (applicable to all years) or else their examinations results will be withheld.