Luis Aponte is a librarian and filmmaker who has taught technology courses to over 5,000 students at public libraries and privately throughout Palm Beach County, Florida and Fairfax County, Virginia for 12 years. Luis Aponte is also the author of the upcoming books, "A Safe Place: Imagining Schools without Gun Violence" and "The Ultimate U.S. School Shooting Reference Guide." These new books will serve as the most comprehensive study on every school shooting in the United States from 1990-2020. It seeks to keep kids safe by community-centered solutions that can help prevent the next school shooting. Sign up for his newsletter on www.ASafePlaceBook.com and subscribe to his podcast by searching for “A Safe Place with Luis Aponte” on Buzzsprout, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music/Audible, iHeartRadio, Google Podcasts, and Deezer.
Luis is currently producing a feature-length documentary film adaptation of his book titled, "A Safe Place." His previous films have been featured in the "15 Minutes of Fame International Film Festival" (Death of a Gas Guzzler), the "Hollywood Florida Film Festival" (The Workshop, 1-3), "IndieX Film Fest" (The Workshop 2), and "The 48-Hour Film Project" (Student Bodies). You can view other film projects Luis has worked on IMDB.com under “Luis Aponte (III).”
Luis is a U.S. Air Force veteran; a former English teacher in China; has earned his master’s degree in Library and Information Science at the University of South Florida; bachelor’s degree in Communications – Film & Video from Florida Atlantic University, and associate’s degree in Computer Science from Broward College, all with honors. He is a member of the American Library Association, Virginia Library Association, and Florida Library Association. Whenever Luis is not writing his next book, he enjoys acting in films and training with masters of Olympic-style Taekwondo.
Originally from Savannah, Georgia, Luis currently lives in Virginia with the love of his life, Eileen. They have recently adopted a four-year-old orange and white tabby cat named Ellie into their family from a local animal shelter. Luis and his wife would like to start a small farm animal sanctuary to help people cope with PTSD and other mental health challenges.
Luis the Librarian walks you through, step-by-step, on how to create, customize, and save PowerPoint slideshow presentations on the most popular presentation software program in the world in this easy-to follow mini eBook guide.
Luis the Librarian walks you through, step-by-step, on how to create, print, and save spreadsheets on the most popular spreadsheet software program in the world in this easy-to follow mini eBook guide.