Children will be capable to select from a choice of 500 titles in English and Bengali on the Young Readers’ Boat Library, an official mentioned on January 26, 2021.
The concept behind the boat library is that one can learn some good assortment of books whereas appreciating the fantastic thing about Kolkata, cruising on the Hooghly, he mentioned.
“The boat library would take people on a three-hour- long trip,” the official mentioned.
The journey will begin at Millenium Park and the boat will journey all the best way to Belur Math jetty and return, he mentioned.
There shall be three journeys on all weekdays, he added.
The boat has a free wifi facility as effectively.
The library has been arrange by the West Bengal Transport Corporation (WBTC) in collaboration with a heritage e book retailer of town, the official mentioned.
A experience on the boat would value Rs 100 for adults and Rs 50 for youngsters.
The library will finally host actions comparable to storytelling, dramatised readings, poetry periods, e book launches, music and extra, he mentioned.