• Books on the Ground

    Gearing up the Grassroots with the Gift of Reading

  • Purpose

    Libreo is on a mission to help make books more accessible to readers that need them most. As written content keeps growing, we believe that the gap can be addressed by a combination of digital connections and on-the-ground legwork. We've seen that simple solutions do succeed.

     

    As a small, non-profit team of volunteers, we welcome strategic partners for pragmatic programs. Here are some of our valued partners:

    Storyweaver.org.in

    Mission: A book in every child's hand

    StoryWeaver from Pratham Books is a digital open platform that hosts stories in languages from different parts of the world. All the stories are available under Creative Commons licenses which means that the stories are free to use and can be translated into new languages, new stories can be created, and artworks can be freely accessed, by anyone.

    LOVErary Philippines

    Mission: Free books and toys for children

    LOVErary is a simple dream of building libraries with free books and toys to children in need are finally coming true with the support of families and friends.

    Alamaklat by QwertyWorks

    Mission: Promote reading and languages at the grassroots

    Alamaklat is the non-profit, all-year-round social responsibility initiative of QwertyWorks, a team of professional linguists and managers whose day jobs involve fulfilling translation and localization projects for companies and governments in more than 60 countries worldwide. Alamaklat is a play on the Filipino words for knowledge, book and folklore.

  • Discover

    Books for reading and sharing...here are just a few of them. Made with love for everyone to enjoy.

    Feel free to share! Libreo distributes dozens more, and in other languages.

  • Ang Maliliit na Pintor

    Ang Maliliit na Pintor (“The Little Painters”) is a Filipino-language book distributed by Libreo and released under CC BY 4.0 license.

    Ngingiti na 'Yan!

    Ngingiti na 'Yan! (“Smile Please”) is a Filipino-language book distributed by Libreo and released under CC BY 4.0 license.

    Ang Antuking si Bing

    Ang Antuking si Bing (“Bing, the Sleepyhead”) is a Filipino-language book distributed by Libreo and released under CC BY 4.0 license.

    Ang Tuta ni Amy

    Ang Tuta ni Amy (“Amy's Puppy”) is a Filipino-language book distributed by Libreo and released under CC BY 4.0 license.

    Bukas Ulit!

    Bukas Ulit! (“See You Tomorrow!”) is a Filipino-language book distributed by Libreo and released under CC BY 4.0 license.

    Mga Kulay ng Kalikasan

    Mga Kulay ng Kalikasan (“Colours of Nature”) is a Filipino-language book distributed by Libreo and released under CC BY 4.0 license.

    Ang Pulang Kapote ni Joey

    Ang Pulang Kapote ni Joey (“Joey’s Red Raincoat”) is a Filipino-language book distributed by Libreo and released under CC BY 4.0 license.

    Ang Buwan at Ang Sumbrero

    Ang Buwan at Ang Sumbrero (“The Moon and The Cap”) is a Filipino-language book distributed by Libreo and released under CC BY 4.0 license.

    Ang Kuya Ko at Ako

    Ang Kuya Ko at Ako (“My Big Brother and Me”) is a Filipino-language book distributed by Libreo and released under CC BY 4.0 license.

    Ang Daga sa Aming Bahay

    Ang Daga sa Aming Bahay (“The Mouse in our House”) is a Filipino-language book distributed by Libreo and released under CC BY 4.0 license.

    Damdamin

    Damdamin (“Feelings”) is a Filipino-language book distributed by Libreo and released under CC BY 4.0 license.

    Dahan-dahan Lang, Kaloy

    Dahan-dahan Lang, Kaloy (“Take it Easy, Kaloy”) is a Filipino-language book distributed by Libreo and released under CC BY 4.0 license.

    Ang Nawawala Kong Laruan

    Ang Nawawala Kong Laruan (“My Toy That Went Missing”) is a Filipino-language book distributed by Libreo and released under CC BY 4.0 license.

    Maglaro Tayo

    Maglaro Tayo (“Let’s Play”) is a Filipino-language book distributed by Libreo and released under CC BY 4.0 license.

    Ang Mga Bituin ni Tala

    Ang Mga Bituin ni Tala (“The Stars of Tala”) is a Filipino-language book distributed by Libreo and released under CC BY 4.0 license.

    Magpapagupit si Simon

    Magpapagupit si Simon (“Simon Gets a Haircut”) is a Filipino-language book distributed by Libreo and released under CC BY 4.0 license.

    Ang Pilyong Aso

    Ang Pilyong Aso (“The Naughty Dog”) is a Filipino-language book distributed by Libreo and released under CC BY 4.0 license.

    Ang Bugnuting si Juana

    Ang Bugnuting si Juana (“Juana the Grouch”) is a Filipino-language book distributed by Libreo and released under CC BY 4.0 license.

    Kaya Kong Umakyat!

    Kaya Kong Umakyat! (“I Can Climb”) is a Filipino-language book distributed by Libreo and released under CC BY 4.0 license.

    Ate, Ate, Nasaan ang Araw Kapag Gabi?

    Ate, Ate, Nasaan ang Araw Kapag Gabi? (“Where does the Sun Go at Night, Big Sister?”) is a Filipino-language book distributed by Libreo and released under CC BY 4.0 license.

  • More Free Books in other Languages!

    Click on any of the photos below to access our online bookshelves. Check back regularly to discover new additions.

    ILOKANO

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    PANGASINAN

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    BIKOLANO

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    HILIGAYNON

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  • Volunteers of Libreo

    Libreo is powered by a bevy of volunteers investing their time and passion, including a husband-and-wife team dedicated to education.

    Teacher Judy Gallardo-Estrada

    Head Steward for Partnerships and Distribution

    Judy is a bibliophile who would rather hang out at the bookstore when in the mall. After getting her university degree, she taught grade-school mathematics in the Philippines before embarking on her journey to become a mother of three. She hopes that someday all children would be equipped with the ability to question each and every information instinctively and discover the untarnished truth on their own.

    Jake Irwin Estrada FCIL CL

    Co-Steward for Partnerships and Content

    Jake's lifelong work has revolved around promoting understanding through translation and localization, beginning in the Philippines where he founded QwertyWorks in 2001. He believes that people learn better using their native thinking language, and are assessed more accurately that way.

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