N. Basavaraja selected as one among the six Librarians for the 2019 UAE School Librarian of the Year Award

The School Librarian of the Year Award, in partnership with The Executive Council of Dubai, was established in 2016 to celebrate the inspiring work of the UAE’s best school librarians in public and private schools. On 6 March 2019, The General Secretariat of The Executive Council of Dubai and Emirates Literature Foundation awarded the 6 winners of the School Librarian of the Year Award for … Continue reading N. Basavaraja selected as one among the six Librarians for the 2019 UAE School Librarian of the Year Award

‘Gift a Book and Get a Friend’: Connecting Young Minds through Books in Schools

The librarian of Kendriya Vidyalaya Pattom offers a look into their highly successful ‘Gift a Book and Get a Friend’ programme. It not only fosters friendships and mutual respect among students based on the sharing of books, but also seeks to develop educational infrastructure through partnerships with government schools. S. L. Faisal The joy of giving. Twenty-first century school libraries are designed as social spaces … Continue reading ‘Gift a Book and Get a Friend’: Connecting Young Minds through Books in Schools

Once Upon A Time: The Art of Story Telling

A Workshop on storytelling “Once Upon A Time: The Art of Story Telling” was held at  Indian International Centre(Main) on 23 February 2019. The workshop was conducted by Pitambarrising Sun. The session began with the introductory speech by Mr. Abhishek Singh (Graphic novelist, artist, storyteller). Storytelling according to Mr. Abhishek Singh is to reimagine the idea of Philosophy through audio-visuals/ graphics or any form that … Continue reading Once Upon A Time: The Art of Story Telling

Nalini Sorenson wins Jarul Book Award 2019 for ‘Papa’s Marathon’

The Jarul Book Award is a one-of-a-kind award in Asia that honors the Indian authors of children’s picture books.  As a true children’s choice award, the award empowers children: the picture books are reviewed, selected, nominated, and voted only by young students from 5-11 years of age. The American School of Bombay (ASB), in partnership with Ascend International School and Don Bosco International School, initiated … Continue reading Nalini Sorenson wins Jarul Book Award 2019 for ‘Papa’s Marathon’

Reading work workshop at Universal school Tardeo, Mumbai

Universal school Tardeo Mumbai organised a wonderful workshop on “Reading Works” on 29/1/2019 which was attended by Librarians and English teachers.   Ms. Armin Aretha (Librarian in Barley California Public library USA ) conducted this Reading work workshop  at Universal school Tardeo, Mumbai. She has been with the Berkeley Public Library in California, USA since  2003. Her being reviewer for the Kirkus Magazine makes her the most … Continue reading Reading work workshop at Universal school Tardeo, Mumbai