Our Work

Our Model

 


  • 1. Create a library in partnership with local authorities

     


  • 2. Create a committee that oversees the library

     


  • 3. Train the local community and actors

     


  • 4. Achieve sustainability for the library

     

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See Our Projects

Our Libraries

Padilla

Biblioteca Municipal

Quick Facts

  • Inaugurated June 2016
  • BiblioWorks’ 13th library
  • Municipal Library
  • 4 hours from Sucre

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Villa Abecia

Biblioteca Municipal Sepas del Saber

Quick Facts

  • Inaugurated December 2014
  • BiblioWorks’ 12th library
  • Municipal Library
  • 8 hours from Sucre

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Tomoroco

Biblioteca Escolar de Tomoroco

Quick Facts

  • Inaugurated April 2013
  • BiblioWorks’ 10th library
  • School Library
  • 4 hours from Sucre

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Tomina

Biblioteca Khiskaluru

Quick Facts

  • Inaugurated February 2011
  • BiblioWorks’ 8th library
  • Municipal Library
  • 4 hours from Sucre

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Tarabuco

Biblioteca Municipal de Tarabuco

Quick Facts

  • Inaugurated April 2008
  • BiblioWorks’ 7th library
  • Municipal Library
  • 1.5 hours from Sucre

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Sopachuy

Biblioteca San Pablo

Quick Facts

  • Inaugurated April 2008
  • BiblioWorks’ 6th library
  • Municipal Library
  • 5 hours from Sucre

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Presto

Biblioteca 14 de Enero

Quick Facts

  • Inaugurated January 2006
  • BiblioWorks’ 2nd library
  • Municipal Library
  • 3 hours from Sucre
  • Has chess club

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Pampa Aceituno

Biblioteca Santisima Trinidad

Quick Facts

  • Inaugurated April 2012
  • BiblioWorks’ 9th library
  • School Library
  • 30 minutes from Sucre
  • Home of the first reading corner

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Morado K’asa

Biblioteca Villa Zamora

Quick Facts

  • Inaugurated April 2005
  • BiblioWorks’ 1st library
  • Community Library
  • 2.5 hours from Sucre

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Maragua

Biblioteca 9 de Abril

Quick Facts

  • Inaugurated April 2013
  • BiblioWorks’ 10th library
  • School Library
  • 3 hours from Sucre

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Festivals and Other Activities

Reading Activities on Public Buses

In April, the BiblioWorks staff and volunteers organize brigades and promote reading on the public buses in Sucre. In order to carry out this activity, we coordinate with the union of bus drivers in the city.

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Reading Activities on the Plaza

Every Friday afternoon at 3:00 pm, the BiblioWorks staff sets up a space in the main plaza of Sucre where they share books and stories with children. Children listen to stories and also read independently. Some children come with their families and some come on their own.READ MORE

Annual Reading Festival

Reading and literacy underpin everything that BiblioWorks strives to achieve here in one of the most impoverished parts of Bolivia. Every year, we spread the joy of reading during our annual Reading Festival in the city of Sucre.READ MORE

Our Graduated Libraries

Yamparaez

Biblioteca Virgen de Guadalupe

Quick Facts

  • Inaugurated April 2007
  • Sustainable since 2014
  • BiblioWorks’ 3rd library
  • Municipal Library
  • 30 minutes from Sucre

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Patacon

Biblioteca Adhemar Carvajal

Quick Facts

  • Inaugurated March 2006
  • Sustainable since 2007
  • BiblioWorks Second Library
  • School Library
  • Within city limits of Sucre

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Villa Serrano

Biblioteca Municipal Villa Serrano

Quick Facts

  • Inaugurated July 2007
  • Sustainable since 2012
  • BiblioWorks fifth library
  • School Library
  • 4 hours from Sucre

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