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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 […]

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 […]

Bookworm Jumble Sale 2017 – 12th Feb
January 9, 2017

EVERYTHING you donate goes towards helping someone read. Reading IS everything! Do spread the word, forward this information to others on your mailing list and let us know of people who could donate, volunteer and help us. OUR WISHLIST We gladly accept donations of ANY new and used-but-almost-new stuff IN USABLE CONDITION such as: TOYS […]

In and Out of Aldona Schools
October 23, 2016

At the start of this academic year 2016-17, the Bookworm Team were all set to continue in two schools in Aldona – the first was one of our oldest LiS schools, St. Thomas Boys’ Primary School or STBPS and the second was one of the newest LiS schools, Mae-de-Deus High School or MdD. As usual, […]

BW and Moi
October 18, 2016

Bookworm!! Yes my first job. It all just happened in a snap. I don’t know how this came to be. I just happened to see an advertisement in the paper, applied for it, got interviewed, was offered a position, accepted it and with multiple thoughts running in mind- place, people, work.. awww I am in […]

Libraries in Schools at Our Lady of Merces Primary School
September 17, 2016

This is the first year that we are conducting the Libraries-in-School Program at Our Lady of Merces Primary school in Merces. Our sessions are conducted in standards three and four; two divisions each. The classes have a large number of students, close to fifty each. The school teachers are present for each of our sessions. […]

Poetry Theme
September 17, 2016

As part of our Libraries in School program, this year, we decided to take Poetry to all the classrooms. As much as we would like to claim that English as a subject in school has all the requisite factors tick marked for the children, Poetry as a fact is generally negligible and remains as something […]

GROWING LiS schools
September 1, 2016

This academic year, Bookworm is honored to partner with Cipla Foundation as we include two additional schools in our family of LiS schools. Our Lady of Succor, Nagoa and Immaculate Heart of Mary, Goa Velha now have a Libraries in Schools program every week reaching out to 408 children. The support of like-minded partners like […]

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