Reading is thinking

The Community Library Project believes all people should have access to books. We are a low-cost, volunteer-driven, citizen initiative. We are committed to the work of building the movement for a publicly owned, free library system that is accessible to all.

सभी का स्वागत है

Our Student Council

The Student Council, made up of committed members are leaders and advocates in the library movement. The Student Council is responsible for the circulation program, for doing read alouds, for creating and implementing programs with the help of staff and volunteers.

  • Keeping tabs on circulation is a serious responsibility
  • Helping out at an Arts and Crafts event
  • Making sure Read Aloud sessions are fun
  • Making sure all member data is up to date 
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From Our Journal

हिंदी टीचर के सही मायने

मेरी नज़र में हिंदी टीचर वह है जो बच्चों को उनकी कक्षा के स्तर तक लाने में सहायक होते हैं। मगर इसके साथ साथ कक्षा की चुनौतियाँ, जैसे बच्चों की संख्‍या, आयु, इतियदि सामने आती रहीं, जिसमें बच्चों को उनके स्तर की किताबें पढ़ने में काफ़ी कठिनाई होती थी।  इसके शायद कई कारण हो सकते […]

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Baatein Library Ki - Vol I

Why does the Free Library Movement matter and what is it all about? From the inspiring role of librarians to misplaced intentions of do-gooders, library activist and TCLP Trustee Ritika Puri draws from real life experiences in this series. A sneak peek into what happens in our libraries.

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Events At The Libraries

Read Aloud sessions, Arts and Crafts time and talks by special guests. Events at our libraries are fun, informative and inclusive.

TCLP's Annual Read-Aloud Training & All-Volunteer Meet
G-9/4, DLF Phase 1, Behind Silver Oaks Apartments, Gurgaon  •  November 23, 2019  •  11.00am to 3.00pm

Led by The Community Library Project's curriculum team, the Annual Read-Aloud training will focus on ways to deliver read-alouds to first-generation school goers. Participants will also learn how to activate a new reader's 'Second Voice', and help new readers build a relationship with books & discover the power of Reading Is Thinking. The meet is […]

Shareer Apna Adhikaar Apne programme
Sikanderpur  •  November 16, 2019  •  4.00pm to 6.00pm

The YP Foundation will conduct a series of 'Know Your Body Know Your Rights' workshops for members between the ages of 14 and 18. To be held every Saturday and Sunday, the workshops will focus on gender, identity, body, sexuality, sexual and reproductive health, consent and rights.

Exploring The Medium Of Collage
Sector 43  •  November 8, 2019  •  3.00pm to 4.30pm

Ruchi Dhona will conduct a series of seven workshops designed by ArtSparks every Friday. Members will create imaginary animals as they explore the medium of collage. The workshop aims to develop problem solving, creative risk-taking, collaboration, communication, flexible thinking and other skills among members.

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20000

Books In Collection

4000

Members

2000

Read Alouds In One Year

40000

Books Issued In One Year
The Community Library Project
Ramditti J R Narang Deepalaya Learning Center
B-65, Panchsheel Vihar,
Delhi, India
Illustrations provided by Priya Kurien.
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