Fiji Time: 1:23 PM on Thursday 2 April

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Mobile library to save time, money

NANISE LOANAKADAVU
Sunday, September 30, 2012

MEMBERS of the public, particularly students, can expect a mobile library on their streets that will save them money, time and energy.

The Suva City Council special administrator Chandu Umaria is optimistic its plans will bear fruit once people realise the importance of reading.

Mr Umaria said the idea was to save students time and give adults an opportunity especially those who did not have the luxury of travelling to the Suva City Carnegie Library to enjoy the wide range of books available for all ages because of work and family commitments.

Mr Umaria said the Indian government, through their high commission in Suva had given $130,000 to begin this project.

He said the mobile library would service people from as far as Nausori and Navua, and they would consider other areas if there was a need.

“We have adults and students who do not have time to come down to the library because of their busy schedule,” Mr Umaria said.

“But rest assured, we will make this easier for you by providing this initiative to better students learning skills,” Mr Umaria added.





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Stop bullying
  2. Family grieves
  3. Ro Teimumu wants apology
  4. Police probe girl's death
  5. Jewish passover
  6. Hunter crucial in HK win
  7. Payout query
  8. Mission Tokyo
  9. Special recognition
  10. Fellaini gives Belgium edge over Israel

Top Stories this Week

  1. Stop bullying Thursday (02 Apr)
  2. INQUIRY: Baby given wrong injection Friday (27 Mar)
  3. A star is born Tuesday (31 Mar)
  4. Champions Monday (30 Mar)
  5. Road accidents claim five lives over the weekend Monday (30 Mar)
  6. 'Ruthless' Sunday (29 Mar)
  7. Strong start Friday (27 Mar)
  8. Players share winning prize Tuesday (31 Mar)
  9. Family grieves Thursday (02 Apr)
  10. PM snaps back Wednesday (01 Apr)