African Library Project

Cade's Book Drive

05/05/2013 to 10/30/2013
St. Louis MO

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 ...

I was told by my librarian about The African Library Project and now here I am!
I am from St. Louis, MO.

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

I want to start a library in Africa because I have always loved to read and when I found out that kids in Africa didn't have many books to read I wanted to start a book drive!

About our African Partners...

It will be for a library in Lesotho--I'm waiting to find out the name.

Please contribute these kinds of books...

For a secondary school library: Books at U.S. 4th grade-8th grade reading level.

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

I will be putting posters all over town. It will have my address and other details on it.

Here are some ways that you can help...

Tell your friends to start a book drive!

Contact us to find out more

Name: Cade
Phone: not specified

Progress Report

Our Goal 1000 books $600 fundraising
Results so far
(updated: 7/25/13)
1020 books $530 fundraising


Thank you to everyone who contributed books and money to my book drive!

Tips for Other Book Drive Organizers

Organize a fundraiser, Dont be afraid to ask family members! Or go door to door!

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