John

Writer doddering towards insignificance. Still, life is refreshing as in sunny showers, snowy rain and bursting dahlias midst leaping squirrels evading hot-headed blue jays on the bird feeder tray

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Star of Bridge Library, Inle Lake

Star of Bridge Library, Inle Lake

NLR visit on December 15, 2012 We met the librarian/ musician Ai Lu.  NLR visitors: Johnny, David, John, Janet. The library area serves many roles.  They run a school with approximately 50-80 9th-11th grade students during the summer months.  Typically they serve 30 students each month.  Al’s Mother, who is a Chemistry teacher, also does […]

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Pauk Par Library, Inle Lake

Pauk Par Library, Inle Lake

NLR visit on December 17, 2012 NLR visitors: May, John, David, Johnny, Janet, Tom and Cassie. We visited a one-room Inle Lake library, which also serves as a community center for the relatively poor and landless “Intha people” community, characterized by high unemployment rates.  The NLR project (via May) rotates approximately 200 books per month […]

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Sipine Quarter Library, Taunggyi

Sipine Quarter Library, Taunggyi

NLR visit on Saturday December 15, 2012 NLR visitors: May Hnin Kyaw, John, Johnny. We met with Aung Thu, who serves as the librarian & was a founding member of Taunggyi’s famous Kanbawza library. Aung Thu has a diploma from Yangon University’s Library School & runs a well-organized, multi-faceted community center. The Sipine Quarter, one […]

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BA Myanmar launched on 1st November

BA Myanmar launched on 1st November

BA Myanmar Fact Sheet- Myanmar From Minister of Information, U Ye Htut “Beyond Access has been working in Myanmar since early 2013.  We are working closely with the group since then.  This Beyond Access Myanmar project is a perfect example of Private-Public Partnership.  By doing so, our public libraries are able to give new library […]

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