The New York Public Library is giving 500,000 free books (for keeps!) to kids and families.

We’ve said it many, many times before and we’ll say it many, many times again: libraries represent the best of America. Today’s entry: the New York Public Library will give away 500,000 books this summer to help kids, teens, and families build their at-home libraries. In addition to English, books in Spanish, Chinese, Russian, and […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-06-09 14:17:10 UTC ]
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The New York Public Library is giving 500,000 free books (for keeps!) to kids and families.

We’ve said it many, many times before and we’ll say it many, many times again: libraries represent the best of America. Today’s entry: the New York Public Library will give away 500,000 books this summer to help kids, teens, and families build their at-home libraries. In addition to English,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-06-09 14:17:10 UTC ]
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NYPL is Giving Away 500,000 Free Books This Summer!

As part of its summer programming, the New York Public Library is giving away 500,000 free books to kids and teens this summer! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-06-10 15:19:28 UTC ]
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The New York Public Library makes four banned books free nationwide on its e-reader app

The New York Public Library made four banned books available nationwide on SimplyE, its free-reader app. The titles include Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson, King and the Dragonflies by Kacen Callender, Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi and Catcher in the... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2022-04-13 23:48:05 UTC ]
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A New York Library Bans Pride Displays and LGBTQ Kids’ Books, And Other Library Censorship Stories from Pride Month

Libraries from California to North Carolina to Utah to New York have seen their Pride displays challenged or removed this month. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-06-30 10:41:00 UTC ]
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World Book Night Is Tonight, Free Books for 500,000 People

The United States celebrated World Book Night on April 23, which meant that over 25,000 volunteers throughout the country handed out half a million free books to promote reading. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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All The Public Libraries Offering Free Access to Banned Books: A Comprehensive Guide

A comprehensive guide to the public libraries offering free access to banned books. Here's where and how. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-10-23 10:40:00 UTC ]
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Dolly Parton’s program to give free books to kids has expanded to California.

More than 2 million children just became eligible for free books: California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed Senate Bill 1183 to establish Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library Program in the state and specify how it will operate. The program will use money from a dedicated fund “to provide... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-10-06 18:35:28 UTC ]
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New York Public Library’s most checked-out books say a lot about what we read and why

The recently unveiled list, compiled from more than a century of circulation data, is like a literary cardiogram of the nation’s beating heart. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Canadian Honeybee Campaign Will Distribute 100,000 Free Copies of Kids Can Press Book

Kids Can Press author Paulette Bourgeois and illustrator Josée Bisaillon have created a book for General Mills Canada's third annual educational campaign for ecological support. And bees may be among the beneficiaries. The post Canadian Honeybee Campaign Will Distribute 100,000 Free Copies of... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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New York Public Library launches imprint to publish books inspired by its collections

From colouring and picture books for children to work by adult authors including Maira Kalman, new project will celebrate the library’s role in the life of the cityA treasure trove of rare books, manuscripts, maps, photographs and more are set to fire the imaginations of authors in a new venture... Continue reading at The Guardian

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New York Public Library has book lovers share unusual reading spots

Celebrities like Hillary Clinton have been sharing some of their favorite reading locations. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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500,000 free books to be handed out

World Book Night 2013 is being marked by a free hand out of 500,000 books and hundreds of literary events around the country. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2013-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How to Give Away 500,000 Books

When looking at an effort with the scale of World Book Night U.S.—half a million books will be given away to strangers across all 50 states on April 23—it’s helpful to consider some numbers: 25,000 “givers” have volunteered to give away their allotment of books to people, many of whom they’ve... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Brave Books, Kirk Cameron Plan Public Library Events August 5; Public Libraries Need to Prepare

Kirk Cameron is encouraging a national story time event in US public libraries August 5. Here's what library workers need to know. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-06-05 10:37:00 UTC ]
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Book Aid International: 25,000 Books for Ukrainian Libraries

A September shipment to Kyiv comprises new books donated by UK publishers for Book Aid International and PEN chapters' distribution. The post Book Aid International: 25,000 Books for Ukrainian Libraries appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-08-08 22:51:38 UTC ]
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How to Get Free Books For Your School Library (and Use Them to Host a Book Fair)

Some tips from a school librarian on getting access to free books for your school library, and using those books to put on a book fair. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-06-26 10:34:00 UTC ]
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Marcus Rashford Book Club to give away 50,000 books this summer

Initiative led by the footballer will distribute copies of his own children’s adventure book to young readers with little access to readingFootballer Marcus Rashford’s debut children’s book will be given to 50,000 children this summer as part of an initiative by his book club.The Marcus... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-07-05 13:14:24 UTC ]
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NLT and Premier League give away 25,000 books for World Book Day

The National Literacy Trust and the Premier League are teaming up to distribute nearly 25,000 books to five to 11-year-olds from disadvantaged backgrounds this World Book Day, Thursday (4th March).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-02 18:07:28 UTC ]
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