Winners of Goa State Best Library Award
A comprehensive lending library for children of all ages and abilities
Library & Resource Center
Setting up school libraries in under-resourced schools...
Libraries in Schools
Taking libraries to children in under-privileged communities
Mobile Outreach Program
Action Research

We conduct action research to understand factors affecting literacy

Assessment Tools

We built assessment tools for impact assessments

Resource Materials

We design and develop resource materials for libraries

Professional Development

We provide workshops and training for NGOs

Library Consultancy

We consult and mentor libraries

Curated Books

One of India’s best collections of Children’s books

books in collection
read-alouds in a year
books issued in a year

About Us

Bookworm Trust was founded on 2014 after nine years of Bookworm begin established as a small partnership firm. In the nine years of ‘pilot’ work, Bookworm demonstrated that there was a deep need to take library work to deserving communities, to spread the joy of reading and also to enhance critical literacy skills amongst children in Goa.

The Trust was settled by Elaine Mendonsa a partner in Bookworm and is presently managed by three Trustees. The Trustees have reposed all working responsibility with Sujata Noronha, who is the present Director.

From our blog

Info for Parents

From The Navhind Times, 25th May 2016 Directorate of Art and Culture awarded the ‘Best Library’ to Bookworm library, Taleigao, and the ‘Best Librarian’ to curator, Krishnadas Shama Goa State Central Library, Carlos Fernandes, for the year 2014-15, at the Sanskruti Bhavan, Panaji. Bookworm library transcends the traditional notion of a quiet book reading space, […]

Info for Parents
Speech and Drama at Bookworm
May 21, 2016

Bookworm offers 2 exciting programmes on the basics of acting. Classes are fun and learning is through games and exercises. The programmes are empowering and enriching. They teach skills and at the same time strengthen core human values and build self-confidence. Both courses should be taken together if seeking Trinity College of London certificate exam. […]

☀☀☀☀ Beat the Heat with the Bookworm’s Summer Blast on ✨ Saturday, the 14th and Sunday, the 15th of May ✨ 2016 from 4.00 – 7.00 pm at Garcia Da Orta, Near Panjim Church. Lots of Fun Game Stalls, Crafts and Activities for every age, Water Games to beat the heat, Yummy Bites and Cool […]

Sharing journals from Chimbel
April 30, 2016

The Mobile Outreach Program (MOP) is one of Bookworm’s important programs that take the library experience to children who have no access to library resources in their community. Children who access MOP are mostly first generation school goers between the ages 3 to 13 years. Through this program we try to foster a relationship with […]

The end-of-the-year feedback presentation with the Principal and teachers of Mae-de-Deus High School, Corjuem, Aldona, Goa, was scheduled for the 12th of April, 2016. She had hinted at some kind of felicitation in front of the whole school, but no specific details were provided. Niju and Krupa collected me on their way from Panjim to […]

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Contact Us

Address: C/17, 266, Santissmo Vaddo, (Near St. Michael’s Church), Taleigao, Goa – 403002, India




Phone: (+91) 9823222665 / (0832) 2451233

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