miércoles, 26 de agosto de 2009

August / Agosto

august's great news....
carolina pedraza and thomas cole got married on july 25th and made an amazing pledge: they asked all their guests to contribute to caldo de piedra instead of accepting wedding gifts.
now we have enough money to buy an entire new children's collection for the corner of chamelco's library, some good materials and pay a volunteer for a year.
this is the most generous gift we have yet received and we are extremely grateful. we'll soon post who the contributions were made by...
the san juan chamelco library is run by the municipality which hires two librarians. it is a small but well-run library. its children's corner was run by a volunteer who left some months ago and has been gathering dust ever since, neither librarian seems keen to resurrect it.
so our plan is to buy materials, fill it slowly with new stock, and start a weekly session. then over the next few months find a new local volunteer to run sessions...

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