Librarians are some of the most trusted professionals in the world. So much so that we even have an endearing nickname for them: book lovers. This profession has a long history, and librarians have been an important part of it since the beginning. From the first libraries to today’s digital age, librarians have beenContinue reading “The History of the Librarian: From Ancient Times to Modern Day”
According to the CBSE manual which highlights the factors involved for accreditation of any school, the library is an essential factor. Or rather a mandatory feature for a school. Yet very little has been done to improve the status of school libraries and school librarians over the years. There is no particular governing body orContinue reading “Role of School Librarian in Post Covid times: A reality”
I have both read the book and watched the movie “Chronicles of Narnia”, and it has set me thinking. This classic by C.S.Lewis has much more to it than just fantasy and magic. Anyone watching the movie would just take it as a part of the genre of children’s fiction or fantasy like the “HarryContinue reading “The Chronicles of Narnia: I am Lucy”
A regular day at the school library sees me starting the day with a prayer. And then begins the influx of students from grades III to XII. The senior classes are a little thorny bunch. For them to be engaged in reading is hard. Some students do find reading enjoyable and are quiet the momentContinue reading “The Land Of Stories”
Strange we all know these things but unless someone says it again we don’t pay attention to these thoughts..
One of my friends’ whatsapp status had a beautiful line:”Some things become beautiful when they turn into memories”. But then are all memories to be cherished? Why are some memories so painful that they stab you right in the heart.? Why do some memories make you feel that if your best wasContinue reading “Memories”
I have been planning on writing for quite some time but never really got around to doing it. There are several topics in my mind which I wish to write, but somehow they are still a blur,not formed images.I am unable to give shape to my thoughts. Feeling all muddled up, like drowning under water.Continue reading “Just not upto it!!”
Bidding farewell is hard and I had to experience it yet again. After three years of librarianship in Modern School I bid adieu to all this month. And it is never easy. Life makes it hard when you build some strong connections. I had my third anniversary as well which made the parting all theContinue reading “Charting new territories”
Stories have a way of entering your mind and making a niche there.Here is one such story that will occupy your mind to know more….Loved the character of Sarah..
In years gone by, the arrival of a telegram could make the heart skip a beat or the stomach tighten. Was there terrible news of a son at war on foreign shores or a declaration of love from a suitor? A derelict name board for the Bangalore Telegraph office lies on the ground outside theContinue reading “End of an era. Stop. India scraps the telegram. Stop.”