Resources from Lubuto

Lubuto's All Children Reading grant profile

Book Donation Guidelines- view Lubuto's book donation guidelines and policies

Value of Libraries

Public Library Advocacy: Tools & Resources for Library Advocates-

"The Future of Libraries in America is (Tentatively) Bright"- Cat Johnson's article of the future of public libraries

Outside the Lines- initiative reintroducing Americans to public libraries

I Love Libraries- an initiative of the ALA designed to keep America informed about what’s happening in today’s libraries

African libraries

The Quiet Struggle: Information and Libraries for the People of Africa- book by Paul Sturges (second edition)

University of Zambia Library-

FENZA Library and Archives-

Copperbelt University Library-

Library and Information Association of Zambia-


Publishers/book donation programs

"Book Donation Programmes for Africa: Time for a Reappraisal" (Part I)- article by Hans Zell on book donation programs in Africa

"Book Donation Programmes for Africa" (Part II, in French)

"Indigenous publishing in Africa – the need for research, documentation, and collaboration"- article by Hans Zell

"The Other Famine"- article by Hans Zell on the book famine of Africa

"African Publishing Coming of Age"- a review essay by Hans Zell

International Alliance of independent publishers

Jacana Media- African publishing specializing in a range of different books

Cover2Cover- a small independent South African publisher, publishing fiction for children and young adults

Books for the other 90%- a group whose aim is to update local print facilities and help develop a sustainable book chain

Cassava Republic- small publisher headquartered in Nigeria

African Books Collective- a non-profit Oxford-based, worldwide marketing and distribution outlet for 2,500 print titles from Africa

Biblionef South Africa- an organization whose goal is to provide access to good storybooks to children

Africa Book Club- a club whose goal is to tell Africa's diverse and rich stories


U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)-

"What's New in Research?"-'s review and analysis of recent publications on children affected by HIV/AIDS

"Prevent and protect: Linking the HIV and child protection response to keep children safe, healthy & resilient"- report published by UNICEF and World Vision

Demographic information

2013-14 Demographic and Health Survey- learn more about Zambian society through this extensive survey

Orphans and Vulnerable Children

"Report on survey and analysis of the situation of street children in Zambia"- 2007 report supported by UNICEF, Project Concern International and RAPIDS