Wrap-up: The Reaching for Rainbows Project

The Reaching for Rainbows Project through IndieGoGo has been officially completed. I’d like to give a big thank you to everyone who donated to the project. In total, 89 books were donated to school and public libraries.

Labeled copy of book
One batch of books ready to be packaged up.

Here’s the list of generous donors:

Dive Your Planet. Encouraging everyone to “LIVE • DEEPER.”
Elizabeth Fraser
Jocelyn Garner
Julian Darley, In Memory of Betty Murden
Jutta Pettingill
Kyle Davis, In Memory of Oliver Lloyd Davis
Michael Wall
Nessa Morris, In Memory of Della Zyren
Papa Verdun
Reiss Griffiths
Spencer Mutter
The Begonia Family
The Bohdans
The Carlson Family
The Kain Family
The Kipp Family
The Verdun Family
The William & Lori Zyren Family
Plus, a few anonymous donors

Books in Addressed Mailers
All packaged and ready to be dropped in the mail.

Here’s the list of libraries receiving the books:

Addison Township Library
Ainsworth Elementary School Library
Allen Park Public Library
Anythink Huron Street
Anythink Wright Farms
Auburn Hills Library
Belleville Area District Library
Berkley Library
Blair Early Childhood Center
Blair Moody School Library
Brandon Township Library
Brighton Library
Capitol Area District Library – Lansing
Chelsea District Library
Children’s Hospital of Michigan – Library
Clarence Randall Elementary Library
Clarkston Independence Library
Clawson Library
Columbine Library (Jefferson County)
Commerce Township Community Library
Dearborn Heights – JFK, Jr. Library
Dearborn Heights Library
Detroit Public Library
Dexter District Library
Ecorse Library
El Paso Public Library
Eureka Heights Elementary Library
Ferndale Library
Flat Rock Public Library
Franklin Library
Garden City Public Library
Hamtramck Library
Haslett Library
Hazel Park Memorial Library
Highland Park Library
Highland Township Library
Holland School Library
Houghton Lake Public Library
Howell Library
Inkster Public Library
James B Farnsworth Elementary School
James Otis Elementary School
Jane A Neil Elementary School
Kalamazoo Public Library
Kenton Library
Kinyon Elementary Library
Lincoln Park Library
Livonia Civic Center Library
Lonedell R-14 School Library
Lyon Township Library
Madison Heights Library
Manchester Library
McDowell School Library
MCLS – Dundee Branch Library
MCLS – Erie Branch Library
Melvindale Public Library
Milford Library
Myers Elementary Library
North Portland Library
Northville Library
Novi Library
Oak Park Library
Oscar DePriest Elementary School
Perry County Public Library
Pontiac Library
Portage District Library
Portland Central Library
Portland Hollywood Library
Preque Isle District Library – Millersburg
Redford Township District Library
River Rouge Library
Riverview Public Library
Rochester Hills Library
Romulus Public Library
Royal Oak Library
Salem-South Lyon District Library
Sebastopol Library
Southgate Library
Springfield Township Library
Sunset Branch of San Francisco Public Library
Taylor Parks Elementary Library
Trenton Library
Waterford Township Library
Wayne Library
Westland Public Library
White Lake Library
Williamson County Library
Wyandotte Bacon Memorial Library
Ypsilanti District Library

Catalog Record of Reaching for Rainbows
The catalog record from my local library system.

I was a bit behind schedule with getting the project wrapped up and would like to thank everyone for their patience. Thanks again to everyone for your support!

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Author: Nessa

Librarian for people with visual and physical impairments, and mother of two sharp-witted alien children.

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