News: A Quixotic Mission…

4.19.16 – A Quixotic Mission: Indonesia’s Library on Horseback
By David Gonzalez,  The New York Times, Apr. 12, 2016

Who doesn’t remember the magic of libraries, where new wonders awaited on each shelf, ready to take young minds to far-off places? Of course, if you live in a far-off place, a library may be something you’d only read about in books. That is, if you had books to begin with.

That became the mission of Ridwan Sururi, an Indonesian man with a plan — and a horse…

Ridwan arriving at a nearby village with his mobile library.

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  1. Yes! there are a lot of Biblioburro (donkey libraries) in latin america!

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