Hello Folks:
just wanted to update the membership on APLA's progress with the
fundraising for the Abdoulaye Maiga School and Community Library in
Tabakoro, Mali.  

The Grow a Library Committee sold tickets on a garden-themed basket and
congratulations to the winner of that basket -  Jessica Newhook from the
Ferriss Hodgett Library, Corner Brook, Newfoundland. 

Thank you to the APLA 2010 conference organizers and the attendees of
the 2011 APLA Conference in St. John's, Newfoundland.  I am please to
report that we raised approximately $600.00 during the conference
itself, bringing our total funds raised thus far to just over $1800.00.
We only have a little way to our goal so if you'd like to contribute you
still can by visiting

Once again ... thank you to all who have supported our partner library
throughout the year and especially for your contributions during the

Donald Moses
on behalf of the Grow a Library Committee