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Biblioburro: The Donkey Library will have its premiere broadcast on PBS on Tuesday, July 19 at 10 PM. (check local listings)

Embed the Trailer on Your Site

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The Way We Get By screening

Photo by Larry Glenn, Hands On Network

If you are a community organizer, high school, after school, college or ESL teacher, young person using media to reach your peers or a PBS station employee interested in planning free screenings in your community, please sign up with POV's Community Network and we'll loan you a copy of the film (for free!) along with a toolkit including a facilitators guide. Organize it »

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Send Out a Reminder Email


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And if you want to tweet about Biblioburro: The Donkey Library to your followers, make sure to include @povdocs so we can track your tweets! We've even whipped up some sample tweets for you below.

Inspired Elementary School Teacher Launches a Revolution in Reading #biblioburro @povdocs on @pbs: 7/19, 10 PM

Donated Books, 2 Donkeys & 1 Determined Man Refashion the Bookmobile #biblioburro @povdocs on @pbs: 7/19, 10PM

A donkey-library carrying books 2 children in rural Colombia #biblioburro @povdocs on @pbs 7/19, 10 PM

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I thought this would be a magnificent story to tell, for what it says about human goodness and inventiveness and for what it reveals about the dignity of the Colombian people, especially the poorest among them.”

— Carlos Rendón Zipagauta, Filmmaker

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