Welcome, Charlia!

By Daniele Berman, Operations Manager If you’ve stopped by our office lately, you have hopefully met our newest team member. Charlia (pronounced char-la) Vance is our new full time executive assistant, and we are thrilled to welcome her to our Book Harvest family! If you haven’t met her yet, please stop in and introduce yourself!… Read more »

Dr. King and Our Stunning Network of Mutuality

By Ginger Young, Executive Director “Mom, can we please come back tomorrow?” This question was asked by a shivering boy as he and his family were reluctantly leaving Book Harvest’s 2016 Dream Big Book Drive at Durham Central Park. Such was our day, riding an irresistible wave of joy, fun, and service, undaunted by the cold and united in… Read more »

Durham Herald-Sun: ‘Dream Big on MLK Day’ celebrates kids, literacy by Ginger Young

“The books just kept showing up!” 8-year-old Sammy reported gleefully. She and her friends in her Durham community had put cardboard boxes out on their porches the week before and had sent an email to their neighbors, asking them to fill the boxes with donations of new and gently used children’s books. The boxes got… Read more »

MLK Day is a Day On…and On the Air!

By Daniele Berman, Operations Manager At Book Harvest, we’re getting very excited as we gear up for our biggest event of the year: the Dream Big Book Drive on MLK Day, January 18, from 1-4 p.m! We’re especially grateful to local radio station WCHL  for all their help spreading the word about our big day. Click here  to read anchor Aaron Keck ‘s… Read more »

A Lunchtime Surprise

By Luke Jackson, seventh grader at Trinity School of Durham and Chapel Hill and Book Harvest volunteer When I look forward to the Dream Big Book Drive on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, I simultaneously look back to last year’s event. I was at the event last year, taking pictures, counting and sorting books, and… Read more »