Chapters with Book Harvest

By Rachel Zawadzki, summer intern As my time with Book Harvest as a summer intern has come to a close, several moments remain etched into my memory. From visiting summer camps through Durham Housing Authority (DHA), to chatting with all of the wonderful families that come into our Durham office to pick out books, this summer has been… Read more »

Countdown to Kindergarten

By Rachel Stine, Education Partnerships Manager Last Thursday evening, I had the privilege of representing Book Harvest at Durham Public School’s annual Countdown to Kindergarten event. Over 880 people attended this event, put on by DPS’s PreK team, where rising kindergartners and their families learned about kindergarten curriculum, rode a school bus, visited tables of various community organizations,… Read more »

National Night Out: A Night to Remember

By Daniele Berman, Community Partnerships Manager “I know her!” one young girl excitedly announced to her friends as she wrapped her arms around me (and my boxes of books). “She came to the park last weekend, she came to my summer camp, and she came to my school!” I couldn’t think of a better way… Read more »