Arts, Culture, and Humanities

Childrens Books Online the Rosetta Project

  • Searsport, ME
  • www.childrensbooksonline.org

Mission Statement

1. To make available for free, online, every illustrated book in the public domain.
2. To give children, parents and educators the vast collection of wonderful, antique, illustrated literature, as well as a body of literature which has been translated into a wide variety of languages suitable for educational material.

Main Programs

  1. Program 1
  2. CBO: Rosetta Project

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Service Areas

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International

This online library serves the entire world. We offer free online viewing of our books including original translations of our collection in 48 languages.

ruling year

2001

Principal Officer

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Mr. Guy Chocensky

Keywords

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free books, literacy, children's books, children's literacy, book translations, archiving public domain literature for children

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EIN

01-0542490

 Number

1472954079

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Arts Education/Schools (A25)

Children's Museums (A52)

Libraries, Library Science (B70)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

About 50,000 visitors visit our website and read our content monthly. They have read millions upon millions of pages of our books online, and have downloaded thousands upon thousands of our e-books for their personal use.

Category

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Budget

Program 2

CBO: Rosetta Project

To translate and make available for online reading our entire collection . Thus far we have created over 100 original translations of books that have never before been translated

Category

Elementary & Secondary Education

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Poor/Economically Disadvantaged, Indigent, General

Adults

Budget

$30,000.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

International

This online library serves the entire world. We offer free online viewing of our books including original translations of our collection in 48 languages.

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Childrens Books Online the Rosetta Project

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Mr. Guy Chocensky

BIO

An educator and education computer consultant who realized that a public domain library which nobody can check a book out of, isn't doing any of us any good.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Guy Chocensky

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