Left to right: Boise Public Library Director Kevin Booe, Consul Guillermo Ordorica and Mayor Dave Bieter
The Mexican Consulate in Boise gifted a set of Latin American resource materials for grade school-age students to the Boise Public Library.
Receiving the resource materials—texts covering Spanish and Latin American history and language to mathematics—were Library Director Kevin Booe
and Mayor Dave Bieter.
The gift is a formal acknowledgment of the ongoing partnership between the consulate and the library, where consulate-issued identification documents, available to approximately 250,000 Idaho residents, have been a viable form of identification during the process of obtaining a library card.
"This presents [Mexican nationals] with the opportunity of presenting an identifying document ... that's issued by our consulate," said Consul Guillermo Ordorica, who presented the library director and mayor with the gift.
"The really important part is learning English, other skills," said Booe.