Alvin Irby is a CNN Hero !

Friday August 4, 2023 By Barbershop Books

Man squatting next to a children's book shelf

Our Founder, Alvin Irby, has been chosen to be a CNN Hero!

CNN Heroes is a year-round initiative that honors everyday people for their selfless, creative efforts to make the world a better place. Alvin is being honored for building little libraries in hundreds of barbershops to help young boys find the fun in reading. Alvin’s work within Barbershop Books is being recognized for transforming the downtime spent waiting for haircuts into opportunities to find new books and engage with barbers about exciting new stories.

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