lAS lAGUNAS lENDING lIBRARY lA ESTRELLITA (LITTLE STAR)
When Appleton volunteers first visited Las Lagunas there were few reading materials available in the community. Lending library La Estrellita was opened in 2010 with the help of funds from local schools and Oshkosh Altrusa International. Today children in Las Lagunas are delighted to check out books for reading at home. High school graduates serve as volunteer staff. Some of the favorite books are story books created by Spanish classes at Kaukauna and Freedom High Schools. Expanding the book collection is an ongoing project. Currently, books for adolescents and young adults have been requested. During the annual winter visit, Appleton volunteers add new books to the collection thanks to additional funds and support from Oshkosh Altrusa International.
How can you help support lending library La Estrellita? Collect Spanish reading materials (especially for adolescents and young adults). Donate funds to purchase books. Create a Spanish class project and make story books for the library.
staff from san juan del sur lending library conducted a workshop for Las lagunas children