African Library Project

MHS Book Drive

11/13/2012 to 01/25/2013
Milpitas 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 ...

Milpitas High's Book Club is collaborating with African Library Project to send books to books for underprivileged children. Our goals are to collect 1,000 books and raise $500 to ship those books to Ghana!

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

We want to start a library in Africa because we want to share our love of reading with others. When we first heard of the children in Ghana who didn't have many books to read, we decided to partner with African Library Project and help out this cause.

About our African Partners...


Please contribute these kinds of books...

Books at U.S. 4th to 8th grade reading levels

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

If you go to Milpitas High, donate books to your English classrooms or the MHS Library!
If you don't go to Milpitas High and would like to donate, email us at for more information!

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

If you would like to make a monetary donation, please contact us at!

Here are some ways that you can help...

How YOU can help! We accept book donations AND monetary donations! For more information, please email us at

Contact us to find out more

Name: MHS Book Club

Name: Jamie Lam Co-President of Book Club

Progress Report

Our Goal 1,000 books $500 fundraising
Results so far
(updated: 1/15/13)
800 books $300 fundraising


Thanks to all our wonderful donors! Also, a big thank you to our adviser for helping us out with our book drive!

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