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Library Educator’s Course concludes
October 18, 2017

Participants at the concluding ceremony of the inaugural Library Educator’s course. PANJIM: The ‘ Parag’ initiative of Tata Trusts and Goa based Bookworm Trust 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 Govind Gaude, Minister for […]

LiS Experience
October 17, 2017

Our Libraries in Schools Program (LiS) provides age appropriate books to children through a weekly library session in schools. We use storytelling and various story related activities to encourage reading, thinking and literacy. These sessions include grade appropriate books for browsing, discussions, songs, story related games, read aloud story time, story linked extension activities and […]

The name of my book is ‘Cry, Heart, But Never Break’, written by Glenn Ringtved and illustrated by Charlotte Pardi. This story is about death. This is a sensitive story about learning to say good-bye to those we love, which shows us that death is a natural part of life, both necessary and inevitable. I […]

Questions and Answers
October 8, 2017

So, Bookworm continues to reside in popular memory as a children’s library. A hole – in – the – wall that has some books for lending. No questions asked here. As awareness increases and one begins to understand the scale of our outreach work and the number of children who get a systematic, creative library […]

Non Fiction books
October 1, 2017

As part of our Libraries in School Program (LiS), it has been our endeavor to develop a love for books and reading in children. This also means exposing them to various types of books in various ways. This year, as part of our LiS syllabus, we had decided that we would add a new unit […]

A Non Reader Amongst Readers – HELP !
September 28, 2017

Before joining Bookworm, I always thought that food, clothing and shelter are the basic needs of people. But I realise I was quite wrong. Before my time here, I have been in the company of people who spoke about T.V and its contents, Face Book and the posts on FB and all sorts of entertainment […]

Technology is everywhere. Inventions that would have been unthinkable just a few decades ago are essential components of everyday life now. Libraries and readers too have been swept up in its all-encompassing embrace; Kindle screens wink at us from bedside tables, archives become digitally available, and writers tweet out stories in real time to a […]

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