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...
Dublin Coffman High School Students Share the Gift of Reading

Dublin Coffman High School Students Share the Gift of Reading

As a lawyer and library technical aide at Dublin Coffman High School in Dublin, Ohio, I have a special place in my heart for books and libraries. I often read six books at a time.  I know that a love of books–of holding a book, turning its pages, looking at...
Five years of reading can make a difference

Five years of reading can make a difference

This is the third blog from Ashley Kahn about her recent trip to Lesotho with Amy Jo Carson, ALP’s Lesotho Country Liaison.  The village of Bokone is special to Amy Jo Carson. A part of Amy’s heart belongs to the Majara family, their house and village, as that’s...
Lesotho libraries: a place to gather and read

Lesotho libraries: a place to gather and read

ALP is working to send a container of books to Lesotho this fall to create 35 new libraries.  We still need Book Drive Organizers, who can complete a book drive by September 1. Click here to find out what’s involved and how to sign up. As you will read...