The AFRICAN LIBRARY PROJECT
As part of our commitment to service-learning, Park Forest Elementary has teamed with a non-profit organization called the African Library Project to create primary school libraries in two villages in Swaziland, southern Africa. The African Library Project works to improve literacy rates in rural Africa by pairing villages with sponsor organizations in the US. Starting in October, PFE will be sponsoring a book drive to collect and ship 1,000 gently used books that will stock a Kindergarten-Grade 4 library in our assigned village in Manzini, Swaziland.
We encourage families to look through their homes for gently used books that can be donated to this effort. Although we will accept all donations, we particularly need:
To learn more about the African Library Project and the involvement of SCASD schools, please view the below public service announcement specially created for our website or visit the African Library Project website at http://www.africanlibraryproject.org.
Thank you for helping us to provide access to books where there has been none before. Together we can make a difference!
If the below public service movie hasn't begun playing, please double-click inside black box.
Last Modified on April 17, 2012