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Bookmarks for Bookworms

DURATION

2-4 hours

WHERE

In your home, school, friend's house, anywhere!

WHEN

Ongoing activity throughout the year

WHO NEEDS TO HELP

Family (ideally structured for family engagement)

HOW IT MAKES A DIFFERENCE

Your bookmarks help remind our library visitors that reading is fun! Literacy is crucial in Africa, as it's the #1 tool out of poverty.

DESCRIPTION

Make bookmarks for visitors of our African libraries. 


ITEMS NEEDED

You'll need cardstock, markers, stickers, access to a laminating machine, and some creative juices!


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS


NEXT STEPS

Please send us an email at volunteers@africanlibraryproject.org 


CONTACT INFO

(650) 437-5311

Sound like fun?VIEW INSTRUCTIONS to get started.

1. Cut strips of cardstock to measure 6.5 x 1.5 inches.

2. Decorate strips with inspiring messages and colorful decorations.

3. Laminate strips and cut off excess plastic. 

3. For an added flair, punch a hole on top and adding yarn or ribbon.

4. Repeat up to 200 times and ship or deliver completed bookmarks to our office. 

 

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