Establishing school library means providing children an opportunity for learning beyond text books. ASPIRE in partnership with TATA Steel has taken an initiative in Odisha through its Thousand Project to establish 500 libraries, this year. For such purpose, books from Scholastic India, Bharat Gyan Vigyan Samiti & America India Foundation have been procured and rest of the book to be procured from National Book Trust and Pratham. A meeting was also conducted with staff and planning made for setting up libraries. Libraries have been set up in 198 schools with a good set of books for promoting and enhancing learning level of the children.