Rules and Instructions for Membership
DCL has a commitment to provide conducive reading environment and a homely atmosphere
for our worthy members. For your safety and comfort, we request you to observe following
a. It is essential to 'CHECK IN' at reception immediately when you
enter and must 'CHECK OUT' when you leave the DCL.
b. Show your membership card
at the entrance/reception or when asked by DCL staff for proving your ID.
c. Keep your cell phones switched
off when you enter in the Library.
d. Members are expected to
be neatly dressed and follow the dress code of the DCL.
e. Ensure 'CHECK IN' at reception
before visiting DCL Cafe.
f. Do not bring any valuable
item in the Library. Bags, extra books, boxes etc should be left at the lockers
room outside the Library. DCL shall not be responsible for any loss of item
left unattended by a member.
g. Smoking, eating, sleeping,
group discussions, unnecessary movements, swinging on chair, stretching legs on
the tables/chairs, sitting on stairs etc are not allowed in the library. Smoking
is strictly restricted to designated area only.
h. Books drawn from the shelves
for study be left on reading table after use, for proper shelving by the staff.
i. Get the personal books stamped
at the reception if required by you inside the library, same will be shown at the
reception when you check out.
j. Use of Internet facility
and Auditorium functions organized by DCL are for members only. Family members may
be allowed with prior permission of Secretary DCL.
k. Use Library material or
its facilities with care. Any damage to DCL property due to misuse will be recovered
from the members as per actual.
l. Monthly subscriptions will
be remitted/deposited by 5th of each month. Membership will be suspended if
subscriptions are not paid over six months. It will be cancelled, if dues are not
cleared with in 12 months. Fresh registration will be required for renewal
of membership along with payment of all outstanding dues.
m. For borrowing library books,
a borrowing card will be made separately after deposit of Rs 1000/- refundable amount.
Reference Books will not be issued.
n. Non members are not allowed
inside the Library unless prior permission is obtained from Secretary DCL. Their
name and address will be entered in visitor's register placed at reception
when permitted to visit the library.
o. Members are requested to
cooperate in maintaining discipline in the library premises.
p. For the safety of members,
only parents and siblings will be allowed to drop/pickup the members from inside
the library. All others to contact at security check post for the same.
q. Category 'D' membership
will be for individuals only and will be presumed expired if dues are not paid for
more than one month. Fresh registration will be required for renewal of membership.
r. Members can use battery
operated Laptop and walkman without disturbing other members. However, no recharging
facilities and electric extensions will be provided.
s. Membership can be suspended/cancelled
in case of any serious violation of DCL rules.
t. Membership can be suspended/restored or cancelled on the written request of main
member only. No verbal instructions will be accepted.
U. Members are
expected to visit DCL during Library Timings at their convenience. However, payment
of monthly subscription is mandatory irrespective of any visit or otherwise.
I have carefully read the
above instructions and will follow it accordingly.
(Download Form A/B/S)
(Download Form C)