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LEXRead FOR LITERACY!


by: Int'l Book Project

on: September 8, 2016


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CELEBRATE WITH US! International Book Project and UNESCO’s International Literacy Day are 50! We’re celebrating with parties and public readings all around Lexington today! 8:00 to 9:00 a.m. – Susan Ishmael, Writer and IBP Board Member, International Book Project Warehouse, 1440 Delaware Avenue, Lexington KY  9:30-10:30 a.m. – Young Adult novelist Sarah Combs reads from “The Light Fantastic,” […]

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International Partner Perspective: Ethiopia


by: Int'l Book Project

on: March 8, 2016


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If you follow our facebook, you know what shipping looks like on our end. Have you ever wondered what our partners experience? Matthew Jellick is currently working in Ethiopia and helped coordinate a sea container shipment to his local university. Below is an excerpt from his blog about his experience. Over the past few months […]

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Thank You From the Philippines


by: Int'l Book Project

on: October 30, 2015


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Thank You: Philippines Words cannot express how appreciative we are to receive thank you letters from our partners. We thank you for being so dedicated to promoting literacy and changing the world one day at a time through packing, shipping and donating books. Here is an example of how much you mean to a school […]

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Getting to Know You: AmeriCorps VISTA Edition


by: Int'l Book Project

on: October 12, 2015


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In late August, we welcomed a new member to the IBP Team. Charla Hamilton is serving as a member of the Plantory’s AmeriCorps VISTA network and coordinating our Books as Bridges and Local Donations Programs this year. We asked Charla a few questions and this is what she had to say– 1. What drew you to […]

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Why Literacy Matters


by: Int'l Book Project

on: October 1, 2015


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The beginning of October brings to mind thoughts of pumpkin spice lattes, brightly colored falling leaves, crisp air, and the eagerness to curl up with a good book. October is National Book Month, so what better way to bring in the fall season than to raise awareness about literacy? Generally, people think of global literacy […]

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Getting to Know: Our New Executive Director


by: Int'l Book Project

on: May 27, 2015


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If you’ve been following along, we’ve introduced you to several new faces in the IBP office and today you are going to meet one more-the final piece to our puzzle. So grab a cup of coffee, a comfortable chair and sit back as you learn more about our new Executive Director, Lisa Fryman. What drew […]

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Getting to Know You: Part 3


by: Int'l Book Project

on: March 12, 2015


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This week we are interviewing a new face in the IBP office. Merritt Rohlfing is our new Operations Manager. Learn more about Merritt and stop by the office to welcome him! What drew you to work in a nonprofit? I got into nonprofit because I didn’t enjoy working in corporate America, and as someone who […]

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#MLKDay: Doing Small Things in a Great Way


by: Int'l Book Project

on: January 15, 2015


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“If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way”  ― Martin Luther King Jr. Our small shipments are an excellent example of how something small can make a great impact. We may never fully know the effect a book has on a person, but the smiles on our partners’ faces […]

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Thank You: Bunda Rural Library Project


by: Int'l Book Project

on: January 7, 2015


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Sometimes our words of thanks don’t do justice about how grateful we are for everyone that helps us achieve our mission of promoting literacy by donating, packing, and shipping books. Luckily, the gratitude we receive from our partners reinforces how thankful we are to be joined in this mission with you. Here is a little […]

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2nd Annual Bag Your Books: November 24 – January 2


by: Int'l Book Project

on: November 18, 2014


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Bags can be picked up at: Morris Book Shop, A Cup of Commonwealth, BabyCakes Cupcakes, Starbucks, North Lime Coffee and Donuts, High Street YMCA, FroJo’s, Third Street Stuff and our office! Want to be a location? Contact Chassity Neckers at chassity@intlbookproject.org

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