Riot Headline COVID-19 Updates from the Bookish World

#literacy

5 Reasons Why We Should All Be Participating in Read Alouds

Reading aloud isn't just for kids' storytime--it's for everyone. Here's why this reader thinks we should all participate in read alouds.

Action Item: Funding Classroom Libraries in Flint, Michigan

Do some good by providing books to classrooms in Flint, Michigan.

Action Item: Classroom Libraries in MA and CA

Do some good by sending books to classrooms in need!

Action Item: Bilingual Dictionaries in CA & Robotics in ME

Do some bookish good by sending books to public classrooms in need.

Action Item: Literacy Activities and a Classroom Library in NY and CA

Bookish good you can do today.

Join Us on April 23 for the BYOB Book Drive!

If you’re in NYC, Washington DC, or Los Angeles, consider your April 23 plans made. We’re bringing back the Bring Your Own Books Book Drive!

An Open Letter on Literacy to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Dear Prime Minister Trudeau, Holy shit, dude. You did it. That’s not the most respectful opening to a letter to Canada’s ...

Can You Rob a Little Free Library?

Little Free Libraries are pure literary generosity. These charming book exchanges, which stand in front yards across the country (and ...

Celebrate World Book Night with the BYOB Book Drive

Remember World Book Night? Us too. While it’s still going on in the UK, the US branch had to suspend ...

12 Creative Examples of Bookish Advertising

On my evening commute through the city of Houston, I pass a billboard that looks a lot like this: In ...

Celebrity “READ” Posters Of The 80s and 90s

Those of us who work in libraries or have spent many hours in them can tell you one of the ...

Little Free Libraries: Building Community & Spreading Literacy

Reminiscent of old-style British post boxes, Little Free Libraries have rapidly grown in popularity since their inception in 2009. The ...