What’s new in E-Pustakalaya !!
Thousands of books, just a touch away!

We are very pleased to announce the launch of our digital library app ‘E-Pustakalaya,’. The app will make educational resources hosted on pustakalaya.org and on offline school servers freely accessible to users through android mobile devices. The app can be downloaded from the Google Play store.

E-Pustakalaya app contains 6,000 plus varieties of books, both in English and Nepali languages with good concentration of books in Nepal’s ethnic languages as well. This app will give our readers a different experience in terms of ease and convenience. With thousands of free books to select from, readers can now access different genres of books they prefer, just with a touch. The app has an easy to use interface and is very user friendly.

The first release version of E-Pustakalaya app has the following important features:

- Browse books by category
- Search books using keywords, titles, or authors
- Sort books by author, title or date
- Download books as PDF
- Read books offline
- Access books from offline server (schoolserver) deployed at schools
Banner image for E-Pustakalaya app
New in E-Pustakalaya

OLE Nepal continues to enrich its E-Pustakalaya by adding various new educational materials. Famous English language stories, essays, novels and autobiographies found in the public domain have been compiled and redesigned as per the reader's convenience and added in the library. We also have some great news for Nepali Literature enthusiasts as renowned Nepali literary figure, Kamal Mani Dixit, has given us the permission to upload his books in E-Pustakalaya. Many of his collections have already been made available in E-pustakalaya. Paying attention to diversity of languages in Nepal, we have also acquired books written in Nepal Bhasa (Newari) for our library. We are very thankful to Mr. Tilak Prakash for providing us with seven books. In addition to e-books, the number of audiobooks is also on the rise. Over the past three months, 37 new audiobooks, which includes basic level chants and english teaching tips developed by National Center for Educational Development, have been added to our repository.

We are also starting with its own publication. OLE Nepal has a collection of children’s stories gathered through workshops held in different parts of Nepal. The selected stories will be illustrated, edited and published through our website. At the moment the team is working on illustration of the stories

Alongside increasing new titles in E-Pustakalaya, we are also working on updating the existing contents. Currently, the team is working on adding updated version of School Wikipedia. The current version contains more than 6000 articles, 26 million words and 50,000 images, thereby making it a huge source of information for school children. Explore E-Pustakalaya.

E-learning for kids

We have recently added a newer version of e-Learning for kids on our E-Pustakalaya. This will soon be available for offline version as well, which will be installed in all our program schools in Baglung, Solukhumbu and Banke on our subsequent visits. Apart from other updates, one major addition in this version of “e-Learning for Kids” is “Math World” which contains interactive contents for grade one to six. Click link to explore what’s there in the math world!

Screenshot of "E-learning for kids"
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