African Library Project

Ameyaw MA Junior High School

11/11/2014 to 04/06/2015
Lindenhurst IL

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 ...

Hi my name is Margaret Perlstein. I am trying to collect 1,000 books for my Bat Mitzvah project. I would like to help make a difference in other children’s lives by giving them the gift of reading. I love reading and decided the way I want to make a difference is by collecting books and money to help build a library for children in Africa.

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

Please help me open up a new world to kids that don’t have the luxury of a library or bookstore down the street. Remember the first book that you read and couldn’t put down also how much you enjoyed flipping through every page to see what happened next.

About our African Partners...

I am collecting books to create a library in Ghana for Ameyaw MA Junior High School.

Please contribute these kinds of books...

I am specifically looking for 2nd Grade through 6th Grade reading material including teachers resource material for those grade levels but all donations are welcomed.

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

If you have any questions or would like me to come pick up your books or donations please contact me. Thanks for helping to make a difference!

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

Please contact me at if you would like to get information on where to send your book or money donations.

Contact us to find out more

Name: Sheila
Phone: 224-372-7049

Name: Margaret
Phone: 224-372-7049

Progress Report

Our Goal 1000 books $500 fundraising
Results so far
(updated: 1/18/2015)
250 books $5 fundraising

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