African Library Project

Marion's African Library Project

04/29/2018 to 05/05/2018
Marion MA

We are working with the African Library Project to provide books to eager readers in Africa who have very few books. Please help us by collecting and delivering gently used books or by raising money to help pay for shipping to Africa. It takes only 1000 books and $500 (plus a little elbow grease!) to start a single library and make a huge difference in children’s lives.

This book drive is organized by ...

This is a community effort. All citizens of Marion, MA including the students at Sippican Elementary School are coming together in support of this project.

Our website link:
https://sippicanlibrary.com/, http://www.elizabethtaberlibrary.org/

We want to start a library in Africa because...

As Americans we know the power of literacy and the joy of reading. With this program we hope to bring these to children in Malawi.

About our African Partners...

Kaphira Primary School in Malawi

Please contribute these kinds of books...

Books at U.S. pre-school to 4th grade reading level
Educational games and puzzles

Here's how you can contribute your books...

We will be collecting at the Elizabeth Taber Library April 29 - May 5

We need to raise funds for shipping the books...

We will be collecting funds for shipping costs at the Elizabeth Taber Library and Sippican School's library from April 29 - May 5

Here are some ways that you can help...

Donate books;
Donate money for shipping and supplies;
Spread the word! (ask others to donate books or money)

Contact us to find out more

Name: Danae Arone Library Assistant - Elizabeth Taber Library
Email: darone@sailsinc.org
Phone: 7746789961

Name: Jessica Barrett School Library Teacher - Sippican School
Email: jessicabarrett@oldrochester.org
Phone: 5087480100 X314

Progress Report

Our Goal 1000 books $500 fundraising

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About the African Library Project

Learn more about the African Library Project at http://www.africanlibraryproject.org.
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