Saturdays are for…books!

  One of the requests we hear most often at Book Harvest is for access on Saturdays. Everyone knows that weekends are the best time for reading! So while we can’t add an eighth day to the week for reading (after all, what would we call it? Readay?), we can add a sixth day to… Read more »

Be My Neighbor

By Jeni Pierce, Johnson Service Corps member and Book Harvest intern On Wednesday afternoon, Book Harvest had the pleasure of celebrating Be My Neighbor Day at the Museum of Life and Science with 1,389 of our closest friends! Hosted by the dynamo collaboration of UNC-TV , PNC Grow Up Great , The Fred Rogers Company , and Head Start , Be My Neighbor Day was a hit for local families and community organizations. This special… Read more »

BLUE SPIRIT Yields a Bounty of Books: Thank you, Blue Cross and Blue Shield NC!

by Isabel Geffner, Book Harvest When you bring up the subject of “Blue Spirit” in these parts of North Carolina – especially now that football season has gotten underway – you’re bound to hear from all sides of the Tar Heel: Blue Devil divide. But on a hot summer day in August, “Blue Spirit” had… Read more »

Travelling Quite a Ways to Further the Book Harvest Mission

by Jeni Pierce Hello, everyone! My name is Jenitza (Jeni) Pierce, and I am overflowing with joy to start serving at Book Harvest as a part of my work through the Johnson Service Corps ! For those who have never heard of JSC, it’s a service organization that pairs young, bachelor’s degree-holding young adults with nonprofits in Chapel… Read more »

Book Babies Bookshelf Build!

Earlier this week, volunteers from the Carolina Hurricanes staff and Lenovo took over PNC Arena to build 30 bookshelves for our Book Babies program. Over the span of three days and with the guidance of master builder Miguel Rubiera and two of his colleagues from Habitat for Humanity of Durham, they sanded, constructed, painted, decorated,… Read more »