Perukulam Village Promotes Reading Culture

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Perukulam Village Promotes Reading Culture

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Perukulam village in India’s Kerala state has launched a reading initiative, setting up “book nests” inspired by the Little Free Library movement. With over a dozen mini-libraries, the village fosters community engagement and literacy. Villagers contribute to maintaining the bookshelves, offering books in Malayalam, Hindi, and English. Kerala’s chief minister has recognized Perukulam as the state’s “first book village,” highlighting its commitment to promoting reading culture.