Bring on the Bookmobile!


The Bibliobus Bertolt Brecht is a mobile library that visits rural communities to promote the power of literacy. Brecht first arrived in Santa Ana in 2015—piquing each student’s sense of curiosity and helping them to build a love of books.

The bibliobus in Santa Ana
The bibliobus in Santa Ana

The kids now wait enthusiastically for the Bookmobile’s monthly visits. Students have the opportunity to borrow and read a book of their choice and engage in activities such as skits and storytelling to share what they’ve learned. The experience is truly unforgettable.


Most importantly, the Bookmobile has made a real impact on children’s love of learning.

Children with their favorite book
Children with their favorite book

EI has found that students have begun to express themselves more fluently, which has been amazing to observe in their conversations and interactions.


A local mother proudly told our staff that her child’s vocabulary now includes words that she herself hadn’t known