ALA Unit/Subunit: ALA
Meeting Type: Program
Cost: Included with full conference registration.
Want to better understand the situation in Central America and its libraries? Interested in connecting with others working in the region? A panel of experts working in the region will provide an overview of the current situation and the challenges being faced. They will be highlighting opportunities for helping libraries in Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador. The Library of Dreams in El Salvador will be discussed by the founder, author and library activist, Jorge Argueta. We will also have representatives from the Riecken Foundation in Guatemala and Honduras, the REFORMA Children in Crisis project and the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY). Please plan on attending and showing your support for the region.