African Library Project

Kai's Reading Vision

07/06/2016 to 09/02/2016
Holland PA

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 ...

Hello, my name is Kai, and I am 16 years old, going into my senior year of high school! I love to run, eat, play music, and draw, but reading is my favorite thing to do. I am quite obsessed with Harry Potter, and I am rereading them for the seventh time at this moment. I hope to create a library so I can share my love for reading with as many people as possible.

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

My best friends are books. They are always there for me, they are always with me, I am never bored when I am around them, and they are just...amazing. I have been so lucky to have a life where I could get any and every book that I wanted from the local or school library. However, these kids in Sierra Leone cannot, and I believe that needs to change. This is why I have committed myself to start a library in Africa.

About our African Partners...

The library that we will help develop is an elementary school library in Sierra Leone. Make sure to check back for updates on our specific partner!

Please contribute these kinds of books...

For the primary school libraries: Books at U.S. pre-school to 4th grade reading level

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

There are plenty of ways to contribute!
1. You can drop them off at my house
2. I can pick them up from your house
3. You can send books to my house
** if you would like to do any of these, please contact me at so I can give you my address.
4. I will also hold book collections at other locations, so check back to see th specific places!

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

All donations are tremendously appreciated! I hope to sell bracelets and to have bake sales, so I will be updating this website and my other website with more information.

Contact us to find out more

Name: Kai McGinn
Phone: 2159682715

Progress Report

Our Goal 1000 books $500 fundraising

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