Upcoming Events

May 26, 2019

Books For Africa Founder Tom Warth will lead a fundraising hike of Eagle Mountain, the highest elevation in Minnesota! 

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Spring Fundraising Luncheon and Kilimanjaro Society Breakfast

May 30, 2019

This year's Spring fundraising luncheon will feature a keynote speech from H.E. Dr. Ngosa Simbyakula, Ambassador of Zambia to the United States. Join over 300 BFA supporters in Saint Paul, MN and learn more about our work to end the African book famine! For details or to RSVP please contact Carole Patrikakos at

Ambassador Simbyakula will also present the annual BFA Volunteer and Kilimanjaro Society awards at a special Breakfast reception before the luncheon, held in honor of BFA Kilimanjaro Society members!

2019 Books For Africa Warehouse Party

September 14, 2019

Help us celebrate the opening of a new warehouse location in Saint Paul, MN!  This event celebrates BFA supporters, and the food and drinks are on us!  Join us for live music (featuring the Books For Africa Warehouse Band!), delicious African fare, and complimentary beer, wine, and soft drinks! Stay tuned for more details on this fun, free event.

Past Events

2019 Summit Society Reception

March 13, 2019

Books For Africa 30th Anniversary Gala: "Books Connect"

September 28, 2018

MN Orchestra Hall Sommerfest

Jul 19 - Aug 2, 2018

A Night With Ipso Facto For Books For Africa

June 27, 2018

2018 Kilimanjaro Society Reception

June 27, 2018

Atlanta Warehouse Party

June 9, 2018

2018 "Education: Rooted in Reading" Luncheon

May 16, 2018

Reading and Discussion with MN Book Award Winners

May 15, 2018

Law & Democracy Reception With Kofi Annan

May 7, 2018

2018 BFA Summit Society Reception

April 30, 2018