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Librería Martinez

»¡Bienvenidos a Librería Martinez de Chapman University!


216 N. Broadway, Santa Ana, CA 92701
(714) 973-7900

Rueben Martinez and Dr. Don Cardinal celebrating the grand opening of  Librería Martinez de Chapman UniversityWelcome to Librería Martinez de Chapman University, a vibrant learning location where Chapman University faculty and students and community members engage in learning and working together. Librería Martinez is a non-profit that uses 100% of all net proceeds to support educational efforts on behalf of the community of Santa Ana for preschoolers, school age children, adolescents, parents and ultimately, the families.  Our shelves include an impressive array of children’s books, including Spanish, bilingual and multicultural books aligned to their literacy formation. We also have best sellers in English and Spanish, artwork, prints, and gifts. The bookstore also features author and artist events where presenters come to talk about their work and personalize book and art signings for you! The bookstore now has premium coffee available for late morning readers and book-worms that need a little java in the afternoon.

Bienvenido a Librería Martínez de Chapman University, un lugar de aprendizaje vibrante donde profesores y estudiantes de la Universidad de Chapman y miembros de la comunidad se juntan en aprender y trabajar juntos. Librería Martínez es una organización no lucrativa que utiliza 100% de todas las ganancias netas para apoyar los esfuerzos educativos en nombre de la comunidad de Santa Ana para preescolares, niños de edad escolar, adolescentes, padres y en última instancia, las familias.  Nuestros estantes incluyen una impresionante variedad de libros para niños, incluyendo  libros en español, libros bilingües y multiculturales, todos alineados a su formación de alfabetización y la lectoescritura. También tenemos copias de libros más vendidos en inglés y español, pinturas, impresiones y regalos. La librería también ofrece eventos de autores y artistas recientes donde los presentadores vienen a hablar sobre su trabajo y personalizar sus libros y arte para usted. La librería ahora ofrece café especial para los lectores que vienen por las mañanas al igual que los amantes de la lectura que necesitan un poco de java por las tardes.

+-Los Cien de Ruebén – The One Hundred Book Club

Back by popular demand, the exclusive Los Cien de Ruebén – The One Hundred Book Club is offering yearly memberships to friends of Rueben and the LMdeCU for the first one hundred people to join the book club. Benefits will include a newly-released or time-honored classic, personally autographed by the author and a private event with the author (as schedules permit) hosted by LMdeCU.

+-Location and Contact Information

The Librería Martinez de Chapman University
216 N. Broadway
Santa Ana, CA 92701

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For more information or questions about LMdeCU call (714) 973-7900 or email libreriamartinez@chapman.edu

For questions about programs at Librería Martinez please contact Dr. Anaida Colon-Muniz, Director of Community Educational Projects at acolon@chapman.edu or (714) 744-7076 or (714) 973-7900.

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100% of all net proceeds go to support the educational efforts on behalf of Librería Martinez and the community of Santa Ana, CA.

    Ruebén Martinez Legacy Campaign

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    The Ruebén Martinez Legacy Campaign Fund centers on creating opportunities for all children and adults to receive the highest quality education, breaking the cycle of poverty and illiteracy resulting in strong communities benefiting the common good of all people.

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