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Barbershop Books Summer Book Giveaway

We’re improving book access and out-of-school reading for kids across Harlem.
During the summer, many NYC kids don’t have access to age appropriate or culturally relevant books.

Research shows that giving books to kids from low-income families during summer break significantly reduces summer learning loss. Which is why we’re doing a book giveaway this summer!

Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Boys’ Club of New York
321 E 111th Street
New York, NY 10029
All children grades K-5

Jon Scieszka will be reading his books, The True Story of the Three Little Pigs and The Stinky Cheese Man. Wynton Marsalis has also donated copies of his book, Squeek, Rumble, Whomp! Whomp! Whomp! to the giveaway.







Are you part of an organization that works with kids? Bring a group to our giveaway and get free books for the summer!
Register your community-based organization here

Are you a parent or a relative of a child grades K-5? Bring them to our giveaway! Register your family here

Want to volunteer?
Volunteer at our Summer Book Giveaway and reduce summer learning loss. Hand out snacks, direct attendees, help set up, organize, and get kids reading! Whether you’re free to help all day or you’re looking to drop by for a couple of hours, we’re looking for all hands on deck to help the babies read! Register here to volunteer!