Of creating Space and gifting the ‘portable magic’.

Our beloved librarian, Faisal Sir, has the brilliant ability to not only cultivate a wonderful environment of learning and growth in his library but also constantly seek to push the boundaries of what a library can be, what it can do and how far its reach can extend. I was lucky to have participated in…

Helping them to create their “own” Libraries

I was a part of the first edition of ‘ Gift a Book and Get a Friend ‘ in 2013 and it was one of the most amazing experiences ever. The sheer nobility of the idea is what i think has kept this initiative going forward year after year. My congratulations to Faisal sir and…

Making a difference in the life of every kid

Library is a place where dreams are born, and helping schools build one is a true blessing. I remember when Faisal sir first told us about this idea, our excitement knew no bounds. Meeting kids and gifting them books, there can’t be a better way to make friends. We collected books, wrapped them, we ordered…

Books, Reading and the Joy of giving

I remember the excitement of the first edition of Gift a Book, Get a Friend very vividly. When Faisal Sir told a couple of friends and me about the idea, we were beyond excited. We couldn’t wait to know more about the project and we were waiting on finalization of the school and date of…

Helping the budding readers to become avid ones

  I am glad to have been a part of the first edition of ‘Gift a Book and Get a Friend’ back in 2013. It was a wonderful experience to meet such young, talented students and help them build a library. I hope it has helped budding readers to become avid ones. Kudos to the…

GaB Ed. 6 unveils at Govt H. S. Chalai

Students of Kendriya Vidyalaya Pattom gained new friends at Govt. High School Chalai, Thiruvananthapuram by gifting books and sharing moments of joy under the popular library social responsibility initiative “Gift a Book and Get a Friend” held on 12 February 2019. Shri S. Ajayakumar, Principal, KV Pattom, inaugurated the programme by handing over a set…