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  • Sweating already under the unforgiving sun, he strapped pouches with the word "Biblioburro" painted in blue letters to the donkeys 'backs and loaded them with an eclectic cargo of books destined for people living in the small villages beyond.

    The Latin Americanist

  • Yet the "Biblioburro" represents a marvelous tool to the outside world to the children of the country town of La Gloria.

    The Latin Americanist

  • Colombian 'Biblioburro' has 4,800 books and 10 legs - International Herald Tribune LA GLORIA, Colombia: In a ritual repeated nearly every weekend for the past decade here in Colombia's war-weary Caribbean hinterlands, Luis Soriano gathered his two donkeys, Alfa and Beto, in front of his home on a recent Saturday afternoon.

    European Tribune

  • "Biblioburro" painted in blue letters to the donkeys 'backs and loaded them with an eclectic cargo of books destined for people living in the small villages beyond.

    European Tribune

  • Biblioburro – a donkey library – visits Colombian children

    DC Public Library and DC LEARNs Literacy Event « General Literacy « Videos « Literacy News

  • A whimsical riff on the bookmobile, Mr. Soriano's Biblioburro is a small institution: one man and two donkeys.

    DogfightAtBankstown

  • See Also: More About Biblioburro in this CNN story from Today text

    A Mobile Library on the Backs of Donkeys, It’s Biblioburro « ResourceShelf

  • Soriano rides his “Biblioburro” with a bag full of more than a hundred books through “abandoned regions” in the Columbian state of Magdalena to reach thousands of children who don’t or can’t attend school.

    A Mobile Library on the Backs of Donkeys, It’s Biblioburro « ResourceShelf

  • A whimsical riff on the bookmobile, Soriano’s Biblioburro is a small institution: one man and two donkeys.

    Biblioburro

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  • Awww! You've outdone yourself qms!

    November 21, 2014

  • Fear not! You can still dig your furrow

    With service that will be so thorough

    That books writ in Strine

    Will bend down the spine

    Of the Ausandean Bilbioburro!

    November 20, 2014

  • No idea why he didn't call it Bilbioburro though.

    November 20, 2014

  • A mobile library where books are carried in a saddle on a donkey's back. The original Biblioburro was started by the inspirational Luis Soriano in Colombia.

    November 20, 2014