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Bookworm Jumble Sale 2018: the place to be!
February 1, 2018

It seems to be a tradition for the library to be thrumming with a cauldron of high strung nerves, high end energy, combined with immense anticipation and excitement, during the month of January. The reason of course, being: the Jumble Sale. During this month, we are as likely to be bombarded by shouts and loud […]

An Interview with Sakshi Sunil Mayenkar
January 30, 2018

Q: When did you join Bookworm and in what role? SSM: I joined BW on the 31st of August 2015 as a library assistant supporting the LiS program.   Q: Did you have any expectations when you joined and how have they changed? SSM : I wondered if I would be able to work because […]

My New Bookworm Chapter
January 27, 2018

Libraries are said to be a storehouse of energy that fuels the imagination. They open up windows to the world and inspire us to explore and achieve. I feel privileged to be a part of such an explorative world. As a student, I was not a bookworm but liked reading. And the challenge that appeared […]

The End
December 31, 2017

As I begin to look back at 2017  , the Bookworm story is onto another chapter,  the story line appears pretty linear from the outside. So this reflection could be straightforward. We have much happiness to report. A growing tribe of readers with an additional LiS school this year. A new house in Chimbel for […]

Our new venture in Borim
December 15, 2017

It was one wonderful rainy day in June when Sujata and I had set off on a picturesque drive to Borim, a quaint place with greenery everywhere. We had gone to visit Swami Vivekananda Prasarak Mandal School. We were to start our LiS program in this school and we wanted to see the place to […]

My first few weeks
December 13, 2017

“Bookworm library” – the first time that I laid eyes upon that name was many, many years ago, when I was quickly browsing through one of the newspapers where sat this article about this new library. It had grabbed my attention instantaneously, as the picture accompanying the article was of a group of people, sitting […]

Growing at Bookworm
December 13, 2017

The day I read the advertisement about a vacancy in Bookworm, I somehow felt that it would be a great place for me to work in. I spoke to a few of my friends who knew about the organisation and they all gave positive feedback. My first contact with the Bookworm team was on 15th […]

Advancing development of library practitioners
November 10, 2017

NT KURIOCITY The ‘Parag’ initiative of Tata Trusts and Goa-based Bookworm Trust recently announced the successful conclusion of a first-of-its-kind Library Educator’s Course (LEC) for professional development of library practitioners. The event was presided over by Minister for Art and Culture Govind Gawde. A professional development course, the LEC has been developed by Tata Trusts, […]

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