Live from the Southside has partnered with the Scooby Van of San Antonio and heading the Southside chapter to influence more reading and connect children in the Southside community with learning opportunities & events. Leading the Southside chapter of the Scooby Van’s mission, Live from the Southside will also be teaming up with local small businesses in the community to place “little libraries” throughout the Southside.
Business owners Patricia Butler (Coffeecionado) and Norman Velez (Brooster’s Backyard Icehouse) have also stepped in and teamed up with Live from the Southside and the Scooby Van to take book donations and promote more reading and education through family-friendly events at their establishments.
“We are all so excited about doing this for our community and hope that these “Little Libraries” are cared for and they bring joy to our neighborhoods, ” mentions April Monterrosa, Editor in Chief of Live from the Southside.
Coffeecionado (502 W Mitchell, San Antonio, TX 78204) hosted an event on November 22, 2020 as the official launch of the partnership and for the Southside community to get to know the Scooby Van team, enjoy books and snacks and take pics with the van. Brooster’s Backyard Icehouse (815 Pleasanton Rd, San Antonio, TX 78214) will be the book drop off station and the first Scooby Van “Little Library” station.
For more information and/or how you can team up with the Scooby Van of San Antonio Southside chapter, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Scooby Van San Antonio – Bringing communities together through literacy by sharing smiles, free snacks and books to underserved children. A mobile Little Free Library. 501(c)3 nonprofit.