• Emily Lavin

Donate children’s books through July 15 to help build library in Africa


Tiburon residents Elsie (left) and Molly Chamberlain, with help from their mom, Alex, are collecting new or gently used children’s books for the African Library Project, which helps build public libraries in rural African communities. (via Alex Chamberlain)

A Tiburon family is aiming to collect 1,000 new or gently used children’s books to help build a library in the African nation of Ghana.


Mount Tamalpais School seventh-grader Elsie Chamberlain, her sister, third-grader Molly, and their mom, Alex, are collecting the books, as well as monetary donations, for the African Library Project, a New Orleans-based nonprofit that builds public libraries in rural African communities in an effort to combat poverty and illiteracy.


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