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'Parents should read to their child daily,' says educator Dalbir Kaur Madan

"Parents are key collaborators and without their keen interest, it's difficult to nurture readers just through the school. They should be active participants in library programs and be consistently read to."

Bangalore police stations set up libraries, to help cops beat stress

"We have been getting a lot of calls and many individuals and organisations have come forward to donate books already. Our book banks are growing which indicates that our libraries will become self-sustainable soon," DCP South K. Annamalai, the mastermind behind the initiative says.


For the love of books: How Delhi Public Library reawakens the reader in you

The library is also committed to increasing its network of mobile library services, besides community-based initiatives like a ‘Chai-brary’, a gym, children’s section and self-study room.

TS Central State Library: Too late for this summer, look forward to a cooler summer next year

The Reading Section on the third floor of the library is already air-conditioned.

A crowdsourced library opens a new chapter for the inmates of a Nagaland prison

The 120-odd inmates of the Dimapur District Jail now have their own library courtesy a Delhi-based NGO’s initiative to set up a hundred across Northeast India.

Himachal Pradesh to get six central schools, a model library

Secretary (Education) Arun Sharma said he had held a meeting with Secretary HRD ( school Education ) R Subrahmanyam, who informed him about permission having been granted for opening six new central schools.


Dwarka Dass Library, Chandigarh: A date with history

At present, the library has around 85,252 books in English, Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu, with more than 2,000 members and an increase of as many as 60 members every month.

Locals connect through Facebook to open Dimapur’s first independent public library

In Dimapur, a Facebook post brings together a group of people who crowdfund what is believed to be the state’s first independent public library.

Hoshiarpur jail gets computer centre, library

Jail Superintendent Vikramjeet Singh Panthey said that the sole purpose of setting the centre is to work in the direction of reformation and rehabilitation of jail inmates.

Two dead, four hospitalised in shooting at New Mexico library

Library patron Vanessa Aguirre said she was in the Clovis-Carter Public Library with her son when a man came in and "started to shoot" into the air, The Eastern New Mexico News reported. "It all happened so fast," she told the newspaper. "We took off fast. My purse is still in there."

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University has right to suspend students not attending classes: Swamy on Dalit student suicide case

New Delhi, Jan 21 (ANI): Commenting on the Hyderabad Dalit student suicide case, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Thursday said a university is a place to learn and the administration has all the rights to suspend students who do not attend classes. He added that the boy who committed suicide was not barred from studying, going to library or anywhere else. He was only asked not to stay in the university hostel as he was involved in “violent activities”. He further stated that suspension does not mean expulsion and he shouldn’t have taken such a big step.