Andheri Has A New Library And Cafe

April 10, 2012 1:58 pm by

On Monday, April 9, friends and comic book enthusiasts Utsa Shome, Bidisha Basu and Koel Chatterjee launched the Leaping Windows cafe and comic books library in Andheri. “We always intended to move into a physical space, but hadn’t found the correct location,” said Basu, who launched Leaping Windows as an online comic books library with Shome and Chatterjee in June 2010. The basement of their split-level Yari Road establishment serves as the library and reading room, where you will find graphic novels and comics in the categories of fantasy, crime, superhero, and slice-of-life. You need to pay Rs30 an hour to use the reading room or can sign up for a three-month Leaping Windows membership. The Rs1,500 membership fee allows you to borrow an unlimited number of books.

About 30 people can be accommodated in the cafe area, where the food, which is sourced from home caterers across the city, includes sandwiches (peanut butter and jelly; chutney; tuna), salads, cutlets, and desserts (cheesecake, mud pie, and cupcakes). Tea, coffee and cold drinks such as masala Thumbs Up form the beverages menu. The cafe will also have daily specials such as curd-rice.

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Leaping Windows Cafe and Comic Library

LocationCorner View
Opposite Bianca Towers
Off Yari Road
Versova
Andheri West

Phone97699 98972

HoursDaily, 10am to 10pm

Websitewww.leapingwindows.com

Comments (3)

  1. l |

    can someone tell me about any reading library for working people

  2. Rishabh |

    Amazing location. Amazing collection of Manga and Comics. It’s quite a distance from my house and even though they have home delivery, I wouldn’t mind going all across the city just to sit in their library and read to my heart’s content. A Haven for avid Manga/Comic Readers.

  3. Avanti |

    This is lovely.
    What a nice concept.
    If only something started like this for regular books and in South Mumbai