African Library Project

Rockin' Round Rock African Library Project

03/25/2014 to 05/28/2014
Round Rock TX

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 ...

Rockin' Round Rock African Library Project is a community of people interested in coming together to collect books to donate to a Community Primary School library in Malawi. We love books, and if you do to, please contact us!

We look forward to hearing from you.

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

We love books and believe that everyone should have access to books. The African Library Project is a great way to bring the gift of reading to Africa. Because of that, the Rockin' Round Rock African Library Project team is working to do our part. Please help us raise the books and money we need to start a new library in Malawi.

About our African Partners...

We will be sending the books we collect to a partner library in Malawi. The library will provide books for the community and serve approximately 800 readers. Local teachers, community members interested in learning, education management leaders, and village heads are committed to setting up, organizing and supporting the library once the books are collected and shipped.

Please contribute these kinds of books...

Please contribute books ranging from preschool to the 8th grade reading levels.

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

We will be collecting books through the end of May 2014. We will be shipping the books to Malawi in June of 2014. If you would like to donate or help collect books, please contact us via email at the following address libraryprojectrrr@gmail.com We look forward to hearing from you.

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

In order to ship the books, we will need to raise funds for the shipping costs. We will be raising a minimum of $500.

Here are some ways that you can help...

There are many ways you can help. Drop us an email and let us know if you would like to:

Donate books
Donate money
Ask others to donate books or money
Help organize a fundraising event
Put up posters or flyers
Come to a book packing party
Donate supplies

Progress Report

Our Goal 1200 books $500 fundraising
Results so far
(updated: )
1200 + + + books $453.13 fundraising

The books have shipped! We collected over 1200 books! In fact, we collected so many books, we are going to organized another book drive soon to set up another library in another region. Thank you to Kid to Kid and all of the libraries who donated books to make this library a reality. Thank you too to all of the donations made by Kid to Kid customers and friends and family who provided funding for domestic and international shipping. This has been a very exciting project and we are so thankful to all of those of you who supported the library! Yahoo!

Thank you Kid to Kid!

Acknowledgements

I wanted to send a VERY special thanks to Kid to Kid for their support of our book drive!

Please stop by the store for a great shopping experience and/or to drop off kids stuff to earn cash!

While you are there, buy two books, and the store will donate two to our book drive. Or selling a pack and play? Sell it to Kid to Kid and donate the money to our shipping costs.

There are many ways to participate, thanks to Kid to Kid!

Check them out online at:
http://www.kidtokid.com/austin

And in person at:
14010 N. Hwy 183, Suite 420 Austin, TX 78717

Thanks Again Kid to Kid!

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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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