Whitman Middle School Rocking their Book Drive

Whitman Middle School Rocking their Book Drive

A huge congratulations to Whitman Middle School located in Fairfax County, California that gathered students from the National Junior Honor Society this year and successfully created a library in Botswana with African Library Project. We’re always impressed when...
From Penn State Freshman to High School Teacher

From Penn State Freshman to High School Teacher

Mike Gottfried led his first book drive in 2009 as a freshman at Penn State.  When his professor learned from a former student in the Peace Corps that children in Africa have few books, his professor put together a team to organize that first book drive, and Mike...
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...