African Library Project

Mayfield Trojan African Library Project!

11/05/2012 to 04/15/2013
Las Cruces NM

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 one of four high schools here in Las Cruces, NM. Being Mayfield Trojans we are dedicated to helping others is any way possible. We will meet our goal and maybe even double it, or triple it!

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

We want to start a book drive to help those less fortunate than us. We take our books for granted, and want to have them serve a better purpose.

About our African Partners...

We will send our books to a community library in Ghana! (Golden Age Preparatory School)

Please contribute these kinds of books...

We need books from Pre-school and up! We are supporting a community library and need all kinds of books. pre-k to 8th and books of informational subjects such as gardening, animals, cooking, etc.

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

Our book collection site is: 1955 N. Valley Dr.
Las Cruces, NM 88007 U.S.A.
If you live in Las Cruces drop them off at the office please!

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

We need to fund raise $600 dollars maybe more depending on the amount and weight of the books! If you would like to donate money please contact Lexi V. by email: , or by phone: 575-520-9016.

Here are some ways that you can help...

Please help out by donating books, money, and by spreading the word!!

Contact us to find out more

Name: Lexi
Phone: 575-520-9016

Progress Report

Our Goal 1000 books $600 fundraising
Results so far
(updated: 11/5/2012)
3000 books $700 fundraising

Books are packed, just waiting to get some letters and momentos from the National Honor Society group to personalize our library!


Thanks Coas Bookstore for the big book donation!!! Thanks to my mom for donating the supplies to make reindeer candy canes for our fundraiser!
Thank you so much Breakfast Optimist Club of Las Cruces for sponsoring us with over $300!!!
Thank you for the honor society members who helped sort, pack, and ship!

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