Archive for November, 2010

Book Drives for NYC Kids and Teens in Need: December 4th

What: Book Drives to collect gently used (or new) books for NYC kids in need When: Saturday, December 4, 2010 (see specific dates below for each drop-off location) How: Scan your shelves for books your kids no longer need, or buy a copy of your favorite book from when you were a young reader. These […]

Shelving!

We finally got to eyeball Andrew Jackson Middle School’s new library in Chalmette, Louisiana. And although our amateurish (but very funky) video doesn’t fully convey this, it is a beaut—thanks in large part to the generous friends of ReadThis. If you haven’t been following the story, Andrew Jackson opened this fall for the first time […]

Thank you, ReadThis members, for helping C.S. 21

ReadThis members finished buying the set of 35 copies of  Not Afraid of Dogs to support Behind the Book’s program to bring authors into the classroom. These books will go to a first-grade class at C.S. 21 in Bed-Stuy Brooklyn. The book’s author, Susanna Pitzer, will visit three times to talk about her book, work with […]