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When they aspire and inspire
March 8, 2018

Stories about people are always interesting. All the more when it’s about hard work, determination, passion, overcoming struggles and doing extraordinary work or service. Such stories have a lasting impression on our minds-inspiring and motivating us to be determined in life and realise that success comes through perseverance. NT BUZZ gathers a few stories of […]

The Leading Ladies
March 8, 2018

Women are the helm of every field which affects their families directly or indirectly. Though many may not come out in the open to show their strength, there are those who make a difference by voicing out their concerns loud and clear to bring about social change. In Goa, many women social activists have brought […]

Bringing back the library charm
November 11, 2017

Keeping pace with the times and the new ways in which people access content, a first-of-its-kind Library Educator’s Course was recently held to help librarians and practitioners to imagine the library as an open and vibrant space for children Most people growing up have had some sort of association with the library. There are some […]

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, […]

For the joy of reading
October 21, 2017

Press feature: The Goa, 20th October 2017 In an attempt to underline the importance of good reading in the formative years, Tata Trusts in collaboration with Bookworm Trust (Goa) recently conducted a Library Educator’s Course in the state which witnessed the participation of 34 people from 11 different states. Amrita Patwardhan of Tata Trusts share […]

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 […]

A Fine Bookworm
June 25, 2017

Nicole Remedios find a nest where it’s actually Book warm! On a fine rainy day, Gayatri Borkar walked the Santismo lane in Taleigao. Splashing in little puddles along the way, she noticed a pink house named ‘Bookworm’. Now who haven’t heard of this place yet? It’s pretty obvious to have seen few books labelled Bookworm […]

Press feature: For the love of reading
May 29, 2017

Bookworm in Goa is a creative space of constant and thoughtful engagement A library appears the most innocuous of spaces, and a children’s library doubly so. But Sujata Noronha, the director of Goa’s Bookworm Trust, knows differently. “Literacy is about reading the world, and not just the word,” she paraphrases Paulo Freire, the Brazilian educator, […]

Taking BOOKS to the doorsteps of CHILDREN!
February 5, 2017

Twelve-year-old Shahnawaz Nadaf is a restless boy. He runs around the small room in Indiranagar, Chimbel which doubles up as the Bookworm Children’s Library pinching and pushing other children. But that is only until the Bookworm resource persons begin the musical circle. Once the singing and the movement begins, Shahnawaz becomes calmer. The restless boy […]

Not just a ‘ Bookworm’
June 2, 2016

Herald Cafe 2nd June 2016 Bookworm Library recently received the Goa State Best Library award, a feat that would not have been possible without the efforts put in by its Director, Sujata Noronha. Café catches up with this eloquent storyteller and enthusiastic promoter of reading World of books: Sujata Noronha shares her passion for reading […]