Events

Events and happenings at our libraries - both upcoming and past
Paintings by Premola Ghose

A set of works from the cultural historian Premola Ghose’s desk. Her paintings draw on a rich literary and visual universe of storytelling filled with wonder, vibrancy and childlike curiosity. Over three decades, the ‘gang of animals’ seen in her work would become a constant feature, occurring not only in settings where we might expect […]

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UNDERSTANDING HINDUSTANI CLASSICAL MUSIC

Here is a chance for you to get to know Hindustani Classical better, enjoy its intricacies, speak about it knowledgeably, and start a journey towards making it a part of your life. And who better to flag you off on this journey than Shubha Mudgal and Aneesh Pradhan. Join the maestros for a workshop hosted […]

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CREATING A BOOK ON GROWING AND MEMORIES: A MIXED MEDIA ART WORKSHOP

Join artist and storyteller Indu Harikumar as she lights up paths walking down which you can reflect, write, and create. You will walk across time and space, visit places from the past and learn to create a mixed media artwork. The pages you create can be woven together to form a part of a larger […]

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IMAGE, SOUND, SURPRISE: POETRY WORKSHOP

Middle school teacher, poet and library movement activist Michael Creighton conducts the workshop, that will consider the many ways poetry makes our brains go 'pop'. Participants will read and discuss interesting poems that do surprising things--and then will try their own hand at writing. Participants will get feedback on their writing during the workshop and […]

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STORYTELLING FOR THE SCREEN: SCRIPTWRITING WORKSHOP

Critically acclaimed scriptwriter of Black, Guzaarish, Lootera, Raazi and Breathe 2, Bhavani Iyer explains how to craft a story, develop a modern narrative, write a scene, and find your writing voice. Also, an interactive session will have participants develop a brand-new story with Bhavani! A not-to-miss workshop for all budding screenwriters. *** This workshop is […]

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Difficult Conversations: Talking to Children and Teens About Hard Things

A workshop for parents and educators about the challenges faced when talking to children and teens about difficult things. It will be conducted by Laurie Halse Anderson, a New York Times-bestselling author who writes for all ages. Known for tackling tough subjects with humor and sensitivity, her work has sold more than eight million copies. Two […]

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Writing True Tales: Non-fiction Writing

Annie Zaidi is the award-winning author of 'Prelude To A Riot', which won this year's Tata Literature Live! Book of the Year. In 2019, Annie received the Nine Dots Prize. In 2018, she was awarded The Hindu Playwright Award for her play 'Untitled 1'. She will conduct a workshop for those who want to tell stories […]

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Stories, Histories and Identities: A Talk

Join us as Yogesh Maitreya talks about anti-caste literature and what it means in today's context in the society we are living in.. Yogesh Maitreya is a poet, writer and a publisher at Panther's Paw Publication. 

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Writing Our Stories: A Workshop For Children

Jack Gantos is a world-renowned, award-winning author, who is best known for his characters Rotten Ralph and Joey Pigza. He developed the Master’s degree program in children’s book writing at Emerson College and now devotes his time to writing books and educational speaking. He will conduct this fascinating workshop for children from grades 4-8 with a […]

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How to Get Published

A workshop for new and potential writers who have a manuscript in hand (or one in the works) that they hope to get published. Karthika V.K., Publisher, Westland Publications Pvt Ltd, Ajitha G.S., Managing Editor, Context Imprint, Westland, Kanishka Gupta, Literary Agent, and author Devapriya Roy will offer insights into the publishing industry. *** This workshop […]

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The Community Library Project
Dharam Bhavan, C-13 Housing Society
South Extension Part -1
New Delhi - 110049
Donations to The Community Library Project are exempt from tax under section 80G of the Income Tax Act. Tax exemption is only valid in India.

Illustrations provided by Priya Kuriyan.
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