Times of India: WhatsApp library comes to the rescue of pandemic-hit bibliophiles

Times of India: WhatsApp library comes to the rescue of pandemic-hit bibliophiles. “Whenever 13-year-old Pooja Kumari would find some time, she would escape into the community library in Delhi’s Sikandarpur with her younger sister. She had an arrangement. They would pick a book, sit down and the librarian would read to them. In March, like everything else, the library shut down because of the pandemic. School was also closed. The voracious reader lost her quiet refuge. That was when the Community Library Project (TCLP), a non-profit that runs four libraries across Delhi-NCR, launched a WhatsApp library. Duniya Sabki.”

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