[kids-lib] A chance to get top-notch Spanish books in your collection: Libros for Oregon can help!

Violeta Garza violetag at multco.us
Fri Apr 5 16:40:17 PDT 2019

Are you hoping to get Spanish books in your collection that really possess
that wow factor?

Applications for this year’s Libros for Oregon
<http://reformaoregon.weebly.com/libros-for-oregon.html> cohort are now

Libros for Oregon is a project that sends representatives to the Guadalajara
Book Fair <https://www.fil.com.mx/ingles/i_info/i_info_fil.asp> annually on
behalf of a cooperative of Oregon public and school libraries, to buy
culturally appropriate books for their collections and communities.
Membership changes annually, it’s simple to apply, and participating
libraries only need to pony up $200 toward travel costs (plus whatever
money they want to spend on materials, from their selection budgets.)
Participating libraries are also asked (and supported) to plan at least
three outreach or other activities to connect the new books with their

Know folks living in an Oregon community whose library could benefit from
participating in this project? Please share our Facebook page
 or website <https://librosfororegon.wixsite.com/home>!

Applications will be accepted through April 30.

Questions? Ask me by email or in person at OLA/WLA. Several of us from the
committee will be wearing our Libros for Oregon buttons. 😊


*Violeta Garza*
*Community Outreach Librarian*
*Central Library*
801 SW 10th Ave
Portland, OR 97205
voicemail: 503.988.5433
My schedule: Tues-Sat
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