African Library Project

Jodee's Book Drive

09/08/2015 to 12/01/2015
Avon MA

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 Jodee Frias and I am a sophomore at Avon Middle High School. It is my passion to help people and I can't wait to help these amazing children by giving them the opportunity to have their own library!

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

I believe that every child should recieve the best education possible and I would love to help make that happen!

About our African Partners...

I am working with the wonderful Nyamambisi Primary School in Botswana, Africa!

Please contribute these kinds of books...

We need books at the U.S. pre-school to 4th grade reading level.

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

If you're interested in donating books, please email me at and we can arrange a pick up! Thank you!

Progress Report

Our Goal 1,000 books $500 fundraising
Results so far
(updated: 12/1/2015)
1000 books $500 fundraising


I would like to send a huge thank you out to all my friends and family that helped me complete my drive. I would like to send a special thank you out to everyone at Avon Middke High School, Avon public library, the many member of the town of Avon and surrounding communities and the Randolph Avon Rotary Club without whose support this drives success would not have been possible.

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