NATIONAL LIBRARY AND DOCUMENTATION SERVICES BOARD
Dear sons and daughters,
We know that our loving kids are doing on educational activities at your home from the last 16th of March, 2020. Your attempt of gaining education while staying at home is appreciated. This school vacation has offered you the programme of “Ratak vatina Pothak”. Now you can write a book at home. This programme has been organized for you to become an author, upgrading your creative abilities. It has also been planned to offer distinctions for hundred (100) best creative books from selected ten thousand (10,000) creations from island-wide and those hundred books are to be printed. The rest of the 9900 creations are expected to be published on electronic media by the Ministry of Education.
Hence, dear sons and daughters, let’s begin to write. So what do we write? Your school has been informed of many fields to consider in your compositions. You can build your compositions on all the three languages of Sinhala, Tamil and English. Kids of Grade 1 and 2 can present collections of art-works, poems, Children’s stories, comics, cartoons and kids of from grades 3 to 13 can submit any creation as you like in one of the following fields.
Children’s stories, poem collections, literary works, short stories, novels, dramas, translations, historical stories, figments, folk tales, science fictions, environmental information, biographies, autobiographies, fairy tales, exaggerated stories, religious stories, brave stories, legend stories, subject-oriented books, fictions, phantom stories, fables, mixed creations.
The whole project is coordinated by the Ministry of Education and the National Library of Sri Lanka.
|Sri Lanka Library Association|
|National Institute of Library & Information Science|
|Department of Library and Information Science, University of Kelaniya|
|International Federation of Library Associations and