Several years ago my friends and noted quiltmakers Debra Lunn and Michael Mrowka opened a batik factory in Solo, a city of half million people on the island of Java in Indonesia. They wanted to give back to the community and thought a public library--Ganesa—might be a good way to do that. Over the years, the collection has grown as has the enthusiasm for reading (and also Legos which are transported by the suitcase-full—.the kids love them!). Read more about the backstory here and visit their Facebook page here.
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