African Library Project

Nueva African Library Project

11/27/2017 to 12/01/2017
Hillsborough CA

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 ...

We are students of the Nueva School and we love to read! We want everybody to be able to read. We are collecting books from our school to fill a library with books in Africa.

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

What starting a library means to us is thinking how other people don't get to read very often and we want them to have the same joy of reading as we do when we open a new book.

Please contribute these kinds of books...

If possible, board books & paperbacks will be better. Books we want: Baby board books, paperback easy readers, paperback children's picture books, paperback juvenile literature/chapter books, K-5 textbooks (English, math, geography & science), encyclopedias & atlases (post 1990), paperback dictionaries and Africa books. Please do not include: Religious books (like bibles), magazines more than five years old and romance. Gently used books are fine.

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

Please bring your books to school Nov. 27 - Dec. 1. We will have collection bins at Hillsborough campus - in the mansion, library & GCC drop off area.

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

We have already raised enough money from last year's book drive to fund this year's. Thank you Nueva!!

Here are some ways that you can help...

You can help us by donating old books or buying new books at the Book Fair and putting them in our bins.

Contact us to find out more

Name: Christina Bechtold

Progress Report

Our Goal 1000 books $0 fundraising
Results so far
(updated: 10/15/2017)
300 books $1200 fundraising

This will be our thirteenth library we contributed toward!

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