The idea behind the boat library is that one can read books while appreciating the sweetness of Kolkata, cruising on the Hooghly river, he said. Children are going to be ready to choose between a variety of 500 titles in English and Bengali on the Young Readers’ Boat Library. “The boat library would take people on a three-hour-long trip,” the official said.
The trip will start at Millenium Park, and therefore the boat will visit Belur Math jetty and return, he said. there’ll be three trips on all weekdays, he said on Tuesday.
The boat features a free wifi facility also . A ride on the boat would cost Rs 100 for adults and Rs 50 for youngsters .
The library will host activities like storytelling, dramatised readings, poetry sessions, book launches, music and more, he said.