Visitors to Cuba are encouraged to
support the growth of a civil society by taking books to the independent
librarians. All visitors to the libraries are welcome, and foreign guests
are guaranteed to receive a warm reception. For a list of library
addresses, please refer to the "Addresses of Libraries" link.
magazines, and videotapes on all subjects and from all perspectives are needed
in Cuba. Spanish language materials are preferred, but even non-Spanish
materials are appreciated, especially if they contain numerous illustrations
(such as newsmagazines, fashion magazines and National Geographics.)
The Friends have a large number of
Spanish language books stockpiled and we will gladly provide them to people
traveling to Cuba for delivery to the libraries. Please contact us for
additional information, advice and travel tips.
For detailed, up-to-the-minute
recommendations on the best way to deliver books and other materials to the
independent libraries, please e-mail the Friends of Cuban Libraries:
(firstname.lastname@example.org). Our telephone
number (USA) is 718-305-9201. Our mailing address is: 4-74 48th Avenue,
Apt. 3-C, Long Island City, NY 11109 USA.