Call For Volunteers: #BicycleLibraries

Who Says Latinos Don't Read - Libros Schmibros and #BicycleLibraries featured on cover of La Opinion


David Kipen with the BicycleLibraries prototype at Libros Schmibros
(photo courtesy of La Opinion)

Libros Schmibros Lending Library is a Boyle Heights based project that champions the transformative value of literature in everyday lives. This September we’re launching Bicycle Libraries, a unique volunteer opportunity.

On Fridays and Saturdays in September we propose to roll out a fleet of specially outfitted bikes with the capacity to carry up to 40 books apiece. Volunteers are asked to take the bikes to locations in Boyle Heights and East LA, giving away books they’ve ­handpicked to the general public.

Download the #BicycleLibraries flyer

Go to the Bicycle Libraries page

See more background info and the #bicyclelibraries concept video here.

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Save the Date! Libros’ 5th Aniversario July 19, 2015

Libros 5th Anniversary flyer

Come Celebrate Libros 5th Aniversario on July 19th 2015. Join us for paletas, piñatas y más…  Kids get in free (with an adult) + they get 1 free book to keep. Share the love of reading!

Want to skip the line on the day of the event?  Make a Donation here, and bring your receipt.  (You can show us the emailed receipt on your mobile device.)