Celebrating 32 librariessee what we can do for you.
Bringing back the joy of sharing.see what we can do for you.
Sharing the joy of reading together.see what we can do for you.
Improving access to storybooks.see what we can do for you.
Bringing creativity to play.see what we can do for you.
Flagship program : creating low-cost reading spaces in schools and communities
School based program to encourage peer-reading and vocabulary building
Interactive storytelling workshops for children
Network of children sharing stories with each other across the globe
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
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.
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
By 2019, the network grew beyond borders to 6 countries and has on ground reading spaces in 10 states in India.
Four drab walls filled with colours, the space within suddenly filled with books, colourful tyre seats and a flock of children at any given point of the day eager to read and explore worlds otherwise not within their reach. This is how StoryTime transformed a bare room in one of our schools into a joyful powerhouse of knowledgeAmrutha, Mantra4change Bangalore
Our digital library is now a place where learning is elevated the next level with a combination of books and technology. The exposure is immense, thanks to Storytime for making this possible.Sruti – Teach for India Fellow, Chennai
The classroom is now an inviting space where the books are kept in an organised manner so that the students actually want to read them.Komal, Teach For India Fellow – Mumbai
Got to know amazingly motivated people offering support and ideas to set up a full-fledged libraryAnjali, Teach For India Fellow – Chennai
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 […]
When fantasy hit reality Many a time 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 […]
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 a journey of reading together. So […]
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 […]