Past Events

Read Aloud with a Witch!

Eureka witnessed the spookiest time with Vatsala as she read from The Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson last Friday. Her cackle and her whisper, her booming voice and crackling laughter were ably matched by the children's creative Halloween outfits. We had paper cauldrons and wands. Witch hats and...

Oct 28, 2023 - Oct 28, 2023
Read Aloud in Bangla

This Read-Aloud session, on 6th October, we were greeted with new faces who hadn't attended our past few read-alouds. And we welcomed them, with open arms and a bag full of stories. We began Satyajit Ray’s classic story, “Sujan Harbola” again, that was left incomplete the last time we met....

Oct 6, 2023 - Oct 6, 2023
Read Aloud in Bangla

Come another friday, we are set for another Read Aloud, this time continuing in Bangla. Ms. Swati Roy will be reading out two grasping stories in Bangla from 6 PM - 7 PM at Eureka! Bookstore. Drop a message at 8826910021 to book your seat.

Sep 22, 2023 - Sep 22, 2023
Film Screening of ‘Of the Book and Other Stories’

On 13th September, CMYK Bookstore hosted a film screening of the documentary, Of the Book and Other Stories, followed by an interaction with Naveen Kishore, Sunandini Banerjee and Pushan Kripalani. The event witnessed a full house audience who watched the documentary with sincere attention. The film beautifully captured the 40...

Sep 13, 2023 - Sep 13, 2023
Read Aloud in Bangla

Roars of laughter echoed out of Eureka! Bookstore on 8th September as our weekly Read-Aloud session progressed. Children along with their parents sat in a large circle around Swati Roy, who read aloud Satyajit Ray's classic story, "Sujan Harbola". She was joined by another member from the circle, Vaishali Chakravarty,...

Sep 8, 2023 - Sep 8, 2023
Meet and Greet with Arti Sonthalia

On September 1, Eureka! Bookstore hosted children's author Arti Sonthalia, who introduced her latest book Simi Stands Tall to the book lovers gathered. She grabbed the audience's attention by introducing experiences that are close to their hearts: be it going to a new school or taking care of a pet. The...

  • Arti Sonthalia
Sep 1, 2023 - Sep 1, 2023
YogArt with Monica and Raie

After receiving a great response for the YogArt session we organised in July, we hosted another session on the Sunday morning of 20th August. The aim of the event was to bring mindfulness in the children and tap into their creative potential to create shapes from aluminium wire. Monica kickstarted...

Aug 20, 2023 - Aug 20, 2023
Letter to Lahore - Storytelling Session

On 13th August, we invited Tanu Shree Singh, author of The Letter To Lahore, for a storytelling session. She picked up small sections from her book to draw a difference between what used to be during the time of Independence and what is in the present day. The aim of...

  • Tanu Shree Singh
Aug 13, 2023 - Aug 13, 2023
Spinning Yarns with Shalini

On 5th August, the wooden floor of Eureka Books turned colourful with thick yarns of wool spread everywhere. We hosted a Spinning Yarn workshop with Shalini, who was thrilled to share her experience of using yarns to create pieces of art. And what better artwork to make than a sustainable...

Aug 5, 2023 - Aug 5, 2023
Read Aloud in Bangla

On 14th July, we had an exclusive reading of Upendrakishore Ray Chowdhury's delightful stories by Swati Roy, co-founder of Eureka! As the stories progressed, so did the laughter. We celebrated the timeless works of one of Bengal's most celebrated authors, Upendrakishore Ray Chowdhury. Gathered here were book lovers, parents, children,...

Jul 14, 2023 - Jul 14, 2023
YogArt with Raie and Monica

In a world filled with the stress of daily life, finding moments of tranquillity and creativity can be incredibly calming. On July 1, we hosted an event that combined the mindfulness of yoga with the joy of crafting to create an unforgettable experience for children. The event aimed to introduce...

Jul 1, 2023 - Jul 1, 2023
Writing about Disability as a Gift

On January 31st, Eureka Bookstore hosted Latvian playwright and author Rasa Bugavicute-Pece, and prolific Icelandic poet and novelist Sjón  for a conversation about representing disability in their novels The Boy Who Saw in the Dark and The Blue Fox.   Rasa Bugavicute-Pece’s 2019 novel The Boy Who Saw In The Dark, follows a young boy...

Jan 31, 2023 - Jan 31, 2023