Union Ministry of Culture organized a unique “Library Festival 2023” from 5th to 6th August 2023 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. This two-day festival was inaugurated by Indian President Mrs. Draupadi Murmu. The festival will also highlight prestigious libraries from around the world to start a conversation on the modernization and digitization of libraries in India.
Libraries contain a wealth of knowledge and information, making them valuable centres of learning and exploration.
The festival aims to highlight the importance of libraries in promoting literacy, education and reading culture.
During this festival, people of all ages and backgrounds come together to appreciate the joy of reading and the power of books.
Various events and activities are organized during the festival, such as book fairs, author talks, storytelling sessions and workshops.
The festival allows book lovers to discover new literary works and connect with like-minded individuals who share their passion for reading.
Special emphasis is placed on children and young readers, encouraging them to develop reading habits from an early age.
Libraries from different communities and regions come together to participate in the festival, creating a sense of unity and sharing enthusiasm for books and knowledge.