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News & Events


  • 23 April 2017: Celebrated as ” Wold Book Day” and organised exhibition of Goan books published in 2016-17 inaugurated by the Chief Guest Shri. Ramdas Kelkar followed by formal function and talk by chief guest. Venue- Multipurpose Hall, Sanskruti Bhavan.
  • 8 March 2017: “International Women’s Day” book Exhibition in Circulation Section 3rd floor.


  • 14 November 2016: “Children’s Day” celebrated in childrens section 2nd floor.
  • 27 September 2016: “World Tourism Day” – book exhibition in Circulation section 3rd floor.
  • 5 September 2016: “Teachers Day” – book exhibition in Circulation section3rd floor.
  • 20 August 2016: ” Sanskrut Day”  -book exhibition in Circulation section 3rd floor.
  •  12 August 2016: celebrats as “Librarian’s Day” library will organize full day national seminar programme. resource person for this function 1) Prof. Namdevrao Jadhav (Mumbai) on Art & Leadership and 2) Shri. Carlos M. Fernandes (Curator) on the topic “Proactive & Effective Management of readers queries & transections”. 3) Activites for children in libraries programme by Book Worm Trust Team followd by Quiz competition. Venue– Multipurpose Hall Ground Floor, Sanskruti Bhavan, 9.30 to 5.00 pm.
  • 9 August 2016: “Quit India Movement” – book exhibition in Circulation section & Reference Section.
  • 11 July 2016: “World Population day” – book exhibition in Circulation section & Reference Section.
  • 18 June 2016: celebrated as “Goa Kranti Din” and exhibition of books and photographs on related topics were displayed in Rare Book Section 4th floor.
  • 5 June 2016: book exhibition on “World Environment Day” organized in Circulation Section and Reference Section.
  • 30 May 2016: on the ocassion of “Goa Statehood Day” book exhibition on book related to Goa History & Culture in Rare Book Section 4th floor.
  • 11 May 2016: “Yo ya Vachuya” programme under Children section committee of Krishnadas Shama Goa State Central Library at 12 places in all the talukas of Goa
  • 2-8 May 2016: “IT workshop for kids by Project GEIT” in association with KSGSCL in Internet Section & Audio Visual Hall, 2nd floor.
  • 21 June 2016: Celebrated  as “International Day of Yoga” Library organized discourse on yoga demonstration by Yoga expert Dr. Makarand Gore (Mumbai). Venue– Art Gallery, 3.00 to 4.30 pm.
  • 23 April 2016: Celebrated ” Wolrd Book Day” a talk by Prof. Anil Samant on topic “Positive attitude of library staff towards Readers” Venue – Multipurpose Hall, Sanskruti Bhavan, Patto Panaji
  • 15th January 2016:- Release of Special Postal Cover with Special Cancellation on Dinanath Dalal Renowned Artist of Goa on the occasion of Centenary Celebration. Venue – Multipurpose Hall, Sanskruti Bhavan, Patto Panaji. followed by painting exhibition at Art Gallery.


  • 12th August 2015- Celebrated as “Librarians’ Day” on the birth anniversary fo shri. S. R. Ranganathana and full day National Seminar is organized fo all the village Librarians and collage Librarians. [Theme:- ‘Comprehensive resource management in public library in Digital Era’. Resource Persons -1) Dr. H K Kaul, Director, Developing Library Network (DELNET), New Delhi. 2) Dr. Natarajan Avadaiappan, Ex-Director Public Libraries, Chennai. 3) Shri Pradeep Lokhande, Village Library Development Activist, Pune.
  • 23rd April 2015 – Celebrated as “World Book Day” and book exhibition was organised by displaying the books Published in Goa in the year 2015 in the Library on 1st floor, Newspaper/ Periodical Section.
  • 7th April 2015 celebrated as “World Health Day” organized and displayed books on health related book available in the circulation section for visitors and readers as awareness programme on health on Circulation Section, 3rd floor.
  • 9th March 2015- Celebrated ” Internation Women’s Day” and organized exhibition of books related to womens studies were displayed on the 3rd floor, Circulation Section.
  • 28th February 2015 – Celebrated “ World Science Day” and organized exhibition of science books on 1st floor, Newspaper/Periodical section.
  • 21st to 25th January 2015- ” Sant Sohirobanath Ambiye Pustak Pradarshan 2015” had been organized. Venue: Darya Sangam, Kala Akademy, Campal, Panaji Goa.


  • 16th October 2014 – Celebrated “World Food Day” and organized exhibition of books related to food, cooking and food processing on the 3rd floor, circulation section.
  • 21st September 2014 – Exhibition of book gifted by CII – Panaji First to  the library is displayed in the Exhibition Hall/Art Gallery on the 1st floor at Library Building, Sanskruti Bhavan. Hon. Chief Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar Inaugurated the exhibition. All the books  will be available for the members to borrow for home lending after exhibition is over.
  • 19th September 2014 – Workshop Organized on Health issues by “Mission Life Force” for Library Staff.
  • 17th September 2014 – Workshop Organized on “Behaviour at Work Place” for Library Attendants of this Library.
  • 20th August 2014 – Organized “National Sanskrit Week” and book exhibition on Sanskrit books on Circulation Section, 3rd floor.
  • 12th August 2014 – Celebrated as “Librarian’s Day” on the birth Anniversary of Dr. S. R Ranganathan. One day programme followed by Motivation talk on” Communication & Stress Management” and Afternoon session Quiz Competition for all the librarian of Public Libraries. Venue: Multipurpose hall.
  • 11th July 2014- Organized exhibition on books related to population on the occasion of ” World Population Day” in Reference Section, 5th floor.
  • 18th June 2014 – Celebrated “Goa Revolution day” and organized exhibition on books & photographs related to Freedom Struggle of Goa. Venue – Goa & Rare Books and Goan History Section, 4th floor.
  • 23rd April 2014 – Celebrated “World Book Day” and Book Exhibition on books published in Goa during 2013-14. on Newspaper/Periodical Section 1st floor.
  • 28th March 2014 – Conducted  “Interactive session to showcase the capacity of differentially abled person” in Audio-Visual Hall 2nd floor.
  • 7th March 2014 – Celebrated “International Women’s Day” and book exhibition related to womens studies was displayed on Circulation Section, 3rd floor.