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Irrigating Books Deserts

August 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Learn about BookSmiles, the top non-profit provider of books to children in need in the Philadelphia area.

Event Description

BookSmiles (a 501(c)(3) nonprofit) promotes literacy and the joy of reading by giving books to children throughout Philadelphia and NJ. They provide students and younger siblings with high-quality new or gently used books, laying the groundwork for academic success. Educators – especially those who represent Title I schools – receive books for classroom libraries, students to keep at home, and pop-up book fairs. Their motto is: “We irrigate book deserts!”