Our Services

Here's a list of things that will be of interest. From setting up libraries to publishing your child's stories, we got you covered.

Read-n-Grow

Flagship program : creating low-cost reading spaces in schools and communities

Reading Buddies

School based program to encourage peer-reading and vocabulary building

Storytelling

Interactive storytelling workshops for children

Story-pals

Network of children sharing stories with each other across the globe

The Journey so far

The Storytime project was founded in 2013 by three 'twentysomethings' who chanced upon to meet each other while in college. Today, the network of activists, architects, designers and college-goers has several initiatives to talk about and has presence in over four countries across the globe.
  • 2013

    In the beginning

    A group of twenty-year-olds wanted to change the world by providing children in under-resourced communities with access to storybooks. They did so by collecting used storybooks and delivering it to schools which needed them

  • 2015

    Getting up on their feet

    With the help of friends and friends of friends, this group of youngsters started setting up libraries in schools and often communities which needed them. From bookshelf corners to school libraries, each library was custom made to fit the needs of the children.

  • 2016

    Learning to walk

    The Storytime network is now an all-volunteer network across 4 countries, helping to set up reading environments in schools and communities. The program has diversified into reading programs apart along with physical reading spaces

The Storytellers

Since inception, Storytime has been a voluntary movement and is made possible by the effort of a lot of people. Here are a few of them.
Reading spaces
Happy volunteers
Hours of storytelling
Storybooks in the making

Supporters

mantra4Change
The Keni project
Anthill creations
Fueladream
Litworld
DarienBAP

Our Stories

The Storytime experiences put in words and pictures. Stories of Inspiration and stories of determination.
Feb 2
Feb 2

First steps in Thiruvananthapuram

Truth be told, Storytime Trivandrum faced rough times all through the month of July of 2016. Our first project had taken a downward spiral ; many questions were asked and even more eyebrows were raised at us. Upset, yet determined to prove ourselves we were on the lookout for new projects. It was then, that […]

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Jun 5
Jun 5

Storytime: Our Sharjah story

When fantasy hit reality Many a timeĀ I have tried imagining what my childhood would have been, without all the magic of Harry Potter or the adventures of the Famous Five in their secret island (I have always envied George for that), or without all that fan-girling I did about the Olsen twins. Well, I could […]

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Jun 2
Jun 2

Pulling off the first Reading Buddies

  Written by : Gadha Maria The Reading Buddies Program a group of teenagers reading one-on-one with a group of children. They read books together, tell stories, play word games – anything to help the younger children become better readers. This is the story of how ‘Storytime’ put together kids from two different schools on […]

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Feb 1
Feb 1

Kick-starting Storytime Singapore

Dreams we all have them. Too often than not, they get chucked aside all in the name of work. Work was like that cup of coffee. It stimulates you, it helps you pull all-nighters driving capitalism, but in the long haul wears you out. Feeling restless, you start to search for meaning in the talents […]

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