Connecting the Appalachians to the Andes - Library Science Program Supports Children's Library in Bolivia

When the North Carolina Chapter of Partners of the Americas received a donation of 400 children’s books in Spanish, they were left with one question: “What could we do with all of these books?”

The donation from the Appalachian State University’s library department launched an influential project led by the NC Chapter. In July 2018, after receiving a Pixote Literacy Fund grant, the NC Chapter traveled to Bolivia with four full suitcases of books to teach literacy workshops at Centro De Apoyo Integral Carcelario y Communitario (CAICC) and Biblioteca Thurchapitas, the only children’s library in Bolivia. [Read More]

Bolivia Donation
Published: Feb 7, 2019 12:18pm