Dream Big Book Drive 2017



48,334 books collected

for Dream Big 2017!

THANK YOU to our amazing community!

Inspired by Dr. King’s vision of a world in which every child has the chance to realize his or her full potential, Book Harvest marks MLK Day with the Dream Big Book Drive, an annual community-wide celebration of diversity, literacy, and book ownership for all children.

Our Dream Big book collections continue until January 31!  There’s still time to sign up to run a book drive.

Learn  more about becoming a sponsor!

See a list of all our current sponsors!

What: Book Harvest’s Dream Big Book Drive on MLK Day, a celebration of diversity, literacy, and books for all kids.

When: Monday, January 16, 2017, 1-4 p.m.

Where: Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street, Durham.

Who: Everyone! Round up your new and gently used children’s books – and those of your neighbors, friends, classmates, and coworkers – and bring them to us the afternoon of MLK Day or anytime during the month of January. Working together, we can ensure that all our children have books!


Look who ran 2017 Dream Big book drives! (* denotes also an event sponsor)

  • Johnson Lexus*
  • Durham Technical Community College
  • Durham Community MLK Steering Committee*
  • Impact Pharmaceutical Services
  • Brier Creek Orthodontics*
  • North Durham Orthodontics*
  • Marble Unlimited
  • Wake Radiology
  • Beth El Congregation
  • Hollow Rock Raquet and Swim Club
  • Millennium Sports Club
  • Larry’s Coffee
  • Brown Girls Books
  • Northwoods in Cary
  • Duke Office of IT
  • Rapid Results Fitness
  • Carolina Friends School*
  • Duke University Federal Credit Union
  • Coastal Federal Credit Union*
  • Bouncing Bulldogs
  • St. Stephens Episcopal Preschool
  • Trotter Ridge Neighborhood
  • Blue Note Grill
  • Bell Leadership Institute
  • Jewish Federation of Durham and Chapel Hill*
  • Russell Lacy Music*
  • Ryan Friends and Family
  • Duke Memorial PMO*
  • Falls of New Hope neighborhood
  • Schulz Friends and Family
  • Colony Park neighborhood
  • DMYF at Duke Memorial
  • Old North Durham neighborhood
  • Durham Catering Company*
  • Cedar Hills neighborhood
  • West Glen neighborhood
  • Old North Durham neighborhood
  • Duke Memorial Weekday School
  • City of Durham Department of Community Development
  • Cleveland Holloway neighborhood
  • The Bausch Jones family
  • Fidelity Investments Desk Drive
  • Trinity Park PORCH and George Watts Elementary
  • Lake Hogan Farms neighborhood
  • Duke Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Agnihotri family
  • Twig, Chapel Hill
  • Girl Scout Troop 646
  • Classical Conversations, South Durham
  • Holly Glen
  • Neighbors on Call
  • Laurel Hills Community
  • Durrant and Hayes book drive
  • Impact Pharma
  • Kelli Autry and Girl Scout Service Unit 208
  • Windsor Circle*
  • Stage Door Dance Productions
  • Guglhupf Bakery and Cafe
  • Bobby’s Books
  • Girl Scout Daisy Troop 4890
  • Montessori Children’s House of Durham*
  •  Cub Scout Pack 39
  • Sr. Teens of the Durham Chapter of Jack and Jill
  • Clifton and Mauney Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry*
  • Carolina Hurricanes

Want your Dream Big Book Drive to show up on this list?  Click here to sign up!