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Book Drive


Our book drive will kick off September 2023, with our partners African Library Project. We have until October 31st to collect 500 books. We need your help! Building a library can be expensive but we are up for the challenge. We are asking for donors, book collectors and book sorters.


August 2023: Spread the word to start collecting, get materials to pack boxes.

September 2023- Collect books

October 2023- Collect books and Sort books

November 1- mail books


Shipping: cost for shipping books will be $650.00 (We need sponsors to support our cost)

Book Drive Guidelines:

Where can i get books for the drive?

* You can donate gently used books from your home (1990-2023 publishing years)

*Send books directly to us from our Amazon wish list !

What Books Should I Donate?

*Donate books with diverse characters

*Mix of children's fiction, books with universal themes (friendship, animals, love)

*Children's nonfiction - Scientific books for students, reference materials like dictionaries Children's books teaching life skills about topics such as health, hygiene, adolescents and careers Books about Africa or African-Americans 


Books filled with small, dense print that might be too intimidating or unfitting for the age level

Books with lots of slang, which may be difficult for English learners to follow

Books for young children that have many references to appliances and electronic gadgets

Books written in any language besides English (U.S. or U.K.)

Adult paperback romance novels

Books that are heavily focused on United States or Canadian history or government

Books about North American or religious holidays (Easter, Halloween, Christmas, 4th of July, etc.)

Anything that evangelizes or promotes a particular religion Magazines except for children's educational magazines and National Geographics less