Advanced Fiction, work by PennCORP

This week, WePAC volunteers worked away to prepare Heston School library for fall classes, while a special team of a dozen UPenn students tackled the half of the library dedicated to older students.  PennCORP students moved 40 boxes of new Advanced Fiction books from...

Furniture switcheroo

This week Heston got an update with a furniture move, and the book shift is following closely on its heels. Heston received 10 short shelves, perfect for young students to browse the picture book section, and today we lined the new reading area with the bright new...

Heston volunteers dive into August

Heston volunteers are whirling through the school library cataloging and sorting books, updating labels and organizing the last big chunk of summer work before fall! Can you imagine empty shelves in the library?  (The picture to the right is from early 2012 when WePAC...

Ready? Heston Library opens in 1 month!

Our volunteer team is more than halfway done on the Heston makeover project! What has the team accomplished?  Here is a sampling: The mighty moving volunteers transported over 100 boxes of library books and a dozen+ pieces of library furniture from Leidy School to...

I Love My Librarian Award

Do you have a favorite librarian you would like to honor? To recognize school and community librarians’ contributions to neighborhoods and to our lives, I welcome you to choose one or more of the fantastic librarians in your life and nominate them for an award...

Heston School library's summer make-over begins

Welcome to Edward Heston School in West Philadelphia! WePAC is gearing up for a great September in the library by updating the school library with new furniture and books.   Our volunteer team is organized and mighty! The project began by delivering more than 100...