Honoring family and friendship through books

Honoring family and friendship through books

Book drive organizer, Christina Herrick writes about how she honored her son’s memory by hosting a book drive with African Library Project. We’re honored to share her story. I imagine my initial reason for wanting to do a book drive for African Library Project...
Five Books Set in Africa You Should Add to Your Summer Reading

Five Books Set in Africa You Should Add to Your Summer Reading

Summertime has arrived and with it a slew of family vacations, summer jobs, and what can sometimes feel like an endless amount of time to spare. Rest assured that ALP has you covered. We’ve curated a list of five amazing young adult books that take place right...
Here are ways some African countries celebrate books

Here are ways some African countries celebrate books

Across the world, books have made a resounding impact. Whether it be contemporary stories depicting heart-wrenching accounts of what it means to be human or stories that transport readers to fantastical realms, books are a celebrated artform with deep-rooted cultural...
BDO Spotlight: 10 Years and 30,000 Books Later…

BDO Spotlight: 10 Years and 30,000 Books Later…

Guest blogger, Coy Cross shares his introduction to the African Library Project and how he went for a one-time book drive organizer to send over 30,000 books to African youth. In March 2009, our friend Kay left to serve in the PeaceCorps in Lesotho, a small African...