Maria’s Libraries’ mission is to promote and develop an integrated network of libraries and library services in Kenya, fully connected with each other, their national system, and the world.

0 Maria’s Libraries Learns to Communicate!

Posted on March 13th, 2014 by Eva

On a rare warm day in February in New York, Lauren and I managed to corral an amazing group of communicators into a conference room to talk Maria’s Libraries.  A HUGE thank you to Eric Henderson of Markets for Good, film & television documentary producer and social impact media expert  // Read more.

0 Introducing new Executive Director, Lauren Gibbons Messner!

Posted on March 4th, 2014 by Ariel

  Friends of Maria’s Libraries, I’d like to introduce you to the newest member of our team, Lauren Messner. We’re thrilled to have Lauren formally join us in moving forward the ML mission. As you’ll see in her bio newly posted on Maria’s Libraries’ Team page, and when you get  // Read more.

0 Why we should care about libraries on International Mother Language Day

Posted on February 21st, 2014 by Eva

February 21st is International Mother Language Day, and Maria’s Libraries is celebrating by launching a fundraising campaign to help us build a digital book that allows people to translate stories into their own languages. Why preserve local languages? In Kenya there are over 40 languages spoken, and preserving local languages  // Read more.

0 Introducing Jacquiline Simiyu, the new Manager of Busia Library.

Posted on November 22nd, 2013 by Ariel

I am pleased to introduce everyone to a new contributor to the effort of providing library and information services in Busia. Jacquiline (Jacki) Simiyu will share the librarian responsibilities, including implementing the Library Ninjas [read more about them here], program user testing of Mama Mtoto Story Time 2.0, and developing  // Read more.

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