Lessons from Lubuto
Brynko, Barbara, Information Today
While budget trimming and economic unrest may be causing a collective angst for many industrywide, Jane Kinney Meyers is keeping a spirit of giving alive this season. In fact, her "season" lasts year-round for Africa's street kids, many of them orphaned in the HIV/AIDS crisis.
If her name sounds familiar, here's why: Meyers received a standing ovation at the 2007 SLA conference in Denver when she won the 2007 Dow Jones Leadership Award for her work as president of the Lubuto Library Project.
Since then, the first Lubuto library was officially opened on Sept. 21, 2007, in Lusaka, Zambia, bringing a bit of cultural heritage back into the countryside and books to the hands of …
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Publication information: Article title: Lessons from Lubuto. Contributors: Brynko, Barbara - Author. Magazine title: Information Today. Volume: 25. Issue: 11 Publication date: December 2008. Page number: 31. © 2009 Information Today, Inc. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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