We are thrilled to share that Barbershop Books recently distributed over 5,700 books to 14 community partners. Stay tuned for more detailed updates on this effort in the next newsletter.
The Public Library Made Me Who I Am Today
Libraries are often where a child is introduced to the transformative power of literature. It is a place where a child not only falls in love with reading, but also a hidden oasis where their lifelong passions are revealed.
We recently had the honor of interviewing Bri Webber, Young Adult Librarian for Los Angeles Public Library, who discusses the importance of public libraries in communities. “Libraries are transformative. Yes, we have an amazing array of books and resources, but at its core, a library is a community center,” says Webber. Read more.
Let’s Learn NYC!
Looking for ways to supplement your child’s remote learning? Join us for new episodes of “Let’s Learn NYC!”. This is an educational program, in partnership with New York City Department of Education, featuring instruction by educators and virtual field trips. Recently, our Chief Reading Inspirer read one of our favorite children’s books – Gross Greg. Check it out here.
A gift of $25 provides 2 kids with 6 fun books. Help us expand reading opportunities for young children across the country!
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