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Perpustakaan Keliling untuk Anak-anak Sri Lanka

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Sabtu, 28 Nov 2020 19:00 WIB

Sri Lanka - Perpustakaan keliling juga ada di Sri Lanka. Petugas dengan mengendarai sepeda motor yang mengangkut buku perpustakaan untuk anak-anak ini.

Children look to borrow books from a mobile library run on a motorbike by Mahinda Dasanayaka, in a village in Kegalle district, about 85 kilometers (53 miles) northeast of Sri Lanka's capital, Colombo, July 26, 20019. Having witnessed the hardships faced by children in rural areas whose villages have no library facilities, Dasanayaka got the idea for his library on wheels called “Book and Me.

Selama waktu senggangnya, Mahinda Dasanayaka, mengemasi sepeda motornya dengan buku-buku. Ia menjadikan motor kesayangannya sebagai perpustakaan keliling untuk anak-anak kurang mampu di pedesaan Sri Lanka.

Children look to borrow books from a mobile library run on a motorbike by Mahinda Dasanayaka, in a village in Kegalle district, about 85 kilometers (53 miles) northeast of Sri Lanka's capital, Colombo, July 26, 20019. Having witnessed the hardships faced by children in rural areas whose villages have no library facilities, Dasanayaka got the idea for his library on wheels called “Book and Me.

Melihat kesulitan yang dihadapi anak-anak yang desanya tidak memiliki fasilitas perpustakaan, Dasanayaka mencari cara untuk membantu mereka. Dan perpustakaan keliling inilah yang bisa ia berikan.

Children look to borrow books from a mobile library run on a motorbike by Mahinda Dasanayaka, in a village in Kegalle district, about 85 kilometers (53 miles) northeast of Sri Lanka's capital, Colombo, July 26, 20019. Having witnessed the hardships faced by children in rural areas whose villages have no library facilities, Dasanayaka got the idea for his library on wheels called “Book and Me.

Dasanayaka memulai perpustakaan keliling yang disebut "Book and Me" tiga tahun lalu dan menjadi sangat populer di kalangan anak-anak.

Children look to borrow books from a mobile library run on a motorbike by Mahinda Dasanayaka, in a village in Kegalle district, about 85 kilometers (53 miles) northeast of Sri Lanka's capital, Colombo, July 26, 20019. Having witnessed the hardships faced by children in rural areas whose villages have no library facilities, Dasanayaka got the idea for his library on wheels called “Book and Me.

Koleksinya mencakup sekitar 3.000 buku tentang berbagai mata pelajaran. Buku-buku ini sebagian besar miliknya sendiri dan ada pula yang ia dapatkan dari sumbangan teman, kolega, dan simpatisan.

Perpustakaan Keliling untuk Anak-anak Sri Lanka
Perpustakaan Keliling untuk Anak-anak Sri Lanka
Perpustakaan Keliling untuk Anak-anak Sri Lanka
Perpustakaan Keliling untuk Anak-anak Sri Lanka