Riecken Community Libraries
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This year, Riecken Community Libraries has been honored with the American Library Association's Presidential Citation for Innovative International Library Project, and also a prestigious grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support our other community libraries in Guatemala and Honduras. Riecken Community Libraries has also been invited by international library organizations to present lectures and participate in round tables relating to topics in international libraries, sustainability, and libraries as agents of development. We have participated in events hosted by the American Library Association, the Public Library Network of Bogota, and the International Federation of Library Associations.