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LLF will be hosting The Harlem Wizards
on January 20, 2015

Watch out for more information about this fundraiser. For more info on The Harlem Wizards ....

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LLF storage at ODNR

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is now one of our partners. This government entity has given us a warehouse...

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October 23, 2012

We like to thank everyone who attended our Model Library Fund Drive on October 23, 2012. We had a wonderful evening.

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Past Events

Libraries for Liberia Foundation is launching a $1.2 Million Dollar Fund Drive to build a Model Library on October 23, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. with Nobel Peace Laureate Leymah Gbowee as the Keynote Speaker.

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Pizza Party Fundraiser

We like to thank the Management and Staff of Pizza Villa in Plain City for sponsoring this fundraiser.

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WVCB 4th Fridays

Visit our booth on Winter Street at the Westerville Visitor Convention Bureau 4th Friday.We like to thank the Management and Staff of WVCB for allowing us to participate in 4th Friday.

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School employee sending books to Liberia

Liberian native Zuulu Cooper didn't see a library until he was in the 10th grade. Now Cooper, a Westerville resident of 17 years and a LAN technician with the Westerville City School District, is working to make sure that isn't the case for other children in Liberia.

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Zuulu Cooper works to improve literacy in the country he fled

Twenty years after leaving his home country of Liberia to escape a civil war, a Westerville City Schools employee is working to provide the countryís children with opportunities he never had.

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Making a Difference in Liberia

liberian children2 (69K)Libraries for Liberia Foundation was founded as result of a successful launching of a book drive by Zuulu Cooper and the Huber Ridge Elementary School in Westerville Ohio under the theme "Libraries for Liberia" to assist schools in Liberia with curriculum materials and to set up libraries, and to build the first community library in Monrovia.

Liberia is the birth place of Zuulu Cooper, a LAN/WAN Technician assign to Huber Ridge Elementary School. He has been working with the district's IT department for 15 years. Prior to that he worked for the Ohio Wesleyan University.

Zuulu is also involve with the Liberian Community in Columbus. He was the Vice-Priesident for the Liberians in Columbus Inc. (LICI) association during 2008-2009.

We like to thank the Westerville School District Administration, teachers, and students of the following schools of Westerville City Schools District for their support and we look forward to other school districts joining us in making a contribution to such a humanitarian cause:

Alcott Elementary, Huber Ridge Elementary, Central College Elementary, Hawthorne Elementary, McVay Elementary, Emerson Elementary, Wilder Elementary, Pointview Elementary, LongFellow Elementary

Zuulu is proud of this undertaking because he did not have the opportunity to go to a library until he entered high school. There is no community library or a school with library in post-war Liberia. We want to give hope to children in Liberia that Libraries for Liberia Foundation can make a difference.

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