Spreading the joy of reading during the Pandemic
Amidst the nationwide lock downs in the country, the approach to children’s learning and particularly of those from the marginalized sections has been affected. More than academics the social and emotional well-being of children need to be taken care of at this time. And what better way than stories that children can read, hear and watch to escape from everyday troubles and worries.
The Parag libraries in Yadgir district of Karnataka are inviting community into the libraries and making it an inclusive space.
Reimagining Libraries and Library Educators
Parag’s Library Educators’ Course (LEC) imagines the library as an open and vibrant space, where children build a relationship with books and reading. LEC enables alumni to strengthen their library practice and make changes that will impact children’s reading experiences positively.
Riyaaz Academy – New Narrative for Children’s Illustrators
How do illustrators train? What happens during the course of a contact week at the Riyaaz Academy for Illustrators? This photo essay takes a sneak peek into the various aspects of the course.
How libraries impact different stakeholders
The schools libraries set up by Parag in Gurmitkal block of Karnataka have impacted not just students, but built the skills of the library facilitators and established the library as an integral part of school education.
Book extension activities engage children and motivate reading in Yadgir
Carefully designed book extension activities in libraries play a key role in engaging both readers and non-readers. Activities introduce new books and genres, open up discussion and motivate children to reflect on their reading.
Community Libraries in Bhopal – A Space for Everyone
Parag supported community libraries for the urban poor children in Bhopal have become avenues to connect to books and stories and a platform for children to share their experiences and expressions.
Public library services for children – summary of DPL
This case study critically evaluate the role and functioning of selected branches of the Delhi Public Library in providing access to quality children’s literature, and advocating reading and knowledge dissemination among children from diverse backgrounds.