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How COVID has changed our work

A typical Access Books Bay Area school library project doesn’t work well in pandemic times. Because of safety concerns over the past year we have not been able to bring together the dozens of volunteers we normally would for an in-person event, especially not on a school campus.  At the same time, the Covid Pandemic … Read More

Teamwork to Create Little Libraries

Retirees, moms & young kids, artists, boy scouts & their dads, high school students, hobbyists… what do all of these people have in common? A passion for service and giving back to the community. As part of our COVID-19 response, Access Books Bay Area launched the little library book box program in late 2020. These … Read More

Giving Back with Book Drives

In the past couple of months, dedicated Access Books Bay Area volunteers Theresa Pham of San Mateo, Jaime Abdilla of Burlingame, and the Gunn High School Youth Community Service (YCS) club of Palo Alto organized three very successful book drives that raised a total of roughly 2,200 books for children in need.  San Mateo Book … Read More

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