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Indian Public Library Movement  came up with a basic spoken English course, ‘Basic Learning Practice: Easy way to learn English’.  It contains a exercise book and CDs with audio files that are the references for the exercises. The course material was initiated by the Indian Public Library Movement through it’s network of Public Libraries and […]

Stitching in the park
May 19, 2017

Every summer, Bookworm privileges working with needle and thread as a way to keep the craft alive but also to collaborate around stitching. In the past, Bookworm has initiated ‘godri’ – quilts as a collaborative initiative as well as collaborative story panels – using motifs hand stitched by various people around memory and story. Bookworm […]

In and Out of the Library System
April 30, 2017

I have been on the margins of the Government system for all of my life – both personal and professional until the last decade. It is a comfortable, easy place to stand and watch and intersect when and if necessary, driven always by my own needs. My Professional intersections have begun to grow more robust […]

This is first part of the Data Science blog posts which are coming up over the next few months Over the course of the last few years of running the Libraries in Schools program, one thing we have been constantly doing is to improve and incorporate innovations using technology to manage our school data. In […]

WE ARE HIRING!
April 28, 2017

Interested in working with our Libraries in Schools program? Email your cv to careers@bookwormgoa.in. Candidates from in and around Panjim are preferred. Frequently Asked Questions What are the qualifications required for the opening? We are looking graduates and postgraduates in any discipline with an interest in working with books and children in a library based […]

Colour struck Bookworms
April 28, 2017

I have assisted in a couple of workshops and camps in the past but a lead?? This was my first. I love to draw and paint. I have used my gift of art as a stress buster, as a way to express my happiness, as a way to suppress my anger. But never had I […]

Library Educator’s Course Experience
April 23, 2017

When I was first asked if I wanted to do the Library Educator’s Course, I felt excited at the opportunity to learn more about library work. I was also a bit apprehensive about managing my work and the course simultaneously. But Sujata, my director, put all my fears to rest when she told me that […]

Of Pages and Books; of Pen and Ink
April 22, 2017

Open me a book and carry me into its reaches, whisk and frisk deep into its words that dance in front of my eyes, swirling and twirling into images, reassuring, questioning, soothing and enlightening, trailing sparks of nuances that cling to memory long after the page is turned. By books we escape, by books we […]

An Open House
April 20, 2017

Ruth Krauss in her book Open House for Butterflies illustrated with Maurice  Sendak  writes, Everybody should be quiet Near a little stream and listen Today, I had that joy, not near a stream but within the library – my idea of a stream and I listened to the excited voices of 45 school teachers and […]

A Rainforest in Chimbel
April 10, 2017

A weekend library session was scheduled into my day. I would be at our community library room in Chimbel and it would be weeks since I was there, so I was excited and curious to experience the sessions we do at the library through our library educators. The story chosen was The Great Kapok Tree, […]

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