The Philippine Library Project!
What is Boondock Books?
Boondock Books is a nonprofit founded to help establish Children's Libraries and Learning Centers in rural parts of the Philippines.
Why does it matter?
1. Cognitive development
2. Better vocabulary
3. Enhanced empathy
4. Bonding between parent and child
5. Sparks curiosity
6. Develops concentration
8. Reduced screen time
How Does it Work?
We collect new and used books
We ship them to our team in the Philippines (Balikbayan Boxes)
The books are then made available to the public and we host reading events to encourage and inspire kids to develop a love for books and reading
Who Does it Serve?
Our inaugural location is going to be about 2 hours south of Manila on the main island of Luzon. The town is called Bay.
How Do I GIVE?
Drop off books at one of our collection locations
Ship books to our main collection center
We also encourage you to take a look at buying used books through the following websites:
For more information on how to partner with us email: Josiahfogle@gmail.com