African Library Project

Team Curran Book Drive

12/07/2015 to 04/03/2016
Island Lake 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 ...

We are the Curran Family and we feel so grateful to be able to be a part of this project. Books have always been such an integral part of our life and we talk often about how blessed we are to have access to so many wonderful books. It is our hope to spread love through BOOKS!

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

We are beyond excited to be a part of the African Library Project!! As a family, we are firm believers that EDUCATION IS FREEDOM and are thrilled to play a part in spreading literacy with such an amazing organization. How lucky we are that our floors are covered in books; that we have a library with endless books less than 10 minutes from our home. It is our hope to spread love with books and freedom with literacy by building a library. After all, a library is more than just books, it is a passageway to adventure and knowledge that every child should be able to experience.

Please contribute these kinds of books...

We will be gathering gently-used books from preschool level through grade 4.

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

There are a few ways to get books to us. You can either drop them off at Team Curran or I will drive and gather them from you as well. Our book drive will end on April 4th!

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

If you would like to offer a monetary donation, we would be incredibly grateful as there is a shipping cost associated with creating a library.

Here are some ways that you can help...

Any way that you can spread the word about our need for books and/or donations would be greatly appreciated!! Remember, we are collecting gently-used books that are leveled from preschool to grade 4 and will also be collecting monetary donations for shipping costs!

Contact us to find out more

Name: Sarah Curran
Phone: 815-403-6581

Progress Report

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



From the bottom of our hearts, thank you so much for any help that you can offer.

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