What a great day to race for libraries!

Mid-70 degrees and sunny skies, the Philadelphia Museum of Art as a backdrop, and a dedicated team of WePAC supporters assembled… sounds like perfect conditions to race for libraries and literacy!  And that’s just what Team WePAC did on Sunday, October 30,...

A place for volunteers to share

Ron Kanter, one of WePAC’s dedicated volunteers, created a forum called libraryvolutneers.com. Described as “a community of volunteers devoted to developing reading skills and a love of books in elementary school children,” this forum is a place...

Make a difference…volunteer today

All kids want to learn. As they get older, they rely more and more on reading so that they can learn. The West Philadelphia Alliance for Children works in Philadelphia elementary schools to bring students crucial access to libraries and books. We want children to love...

Shopping for school supplies?

It happens at the end of each summer break… we head to Staples and Target and Walmart, buying up every last school supply we can think of: binders, ruled paper, composition books, glue sticks, sticky notes, colored pencils, you name it. And then school starts,...

August 2016 Edition of the WePAC Newswire

  In this issue: Summer Happenings Put On Your Running (or Walking) Shoes Volunteering with WePAC You Can Help Change a Story What’s Coming Up Smile for WePAC Summer Happenings When the last library door locked in June, WePAC’s preparations for the next...

July 2016 Edition of the WePAC Newswire

  In this issue: School Year Wrap-Up Calling All Volunteers! Check It Out: New Website What’s Coming Up Special Thanks Giving Strong Finish to Another School Year – Thanks to You! WePAC celebrated another successful school year by honoring its...