Dream Big 2016!

January 31, 2016 Update:  WOW!



Here are just a few of our favorite moments from MLK Day 2016 at Durham Central Park.

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Want to stay involved and keep dreaming big with us? Click HERE for a quick roundup of ways to be a part of Book Harvest all year long!


Join us on MLK Day — Monday, January 18, 2016 — from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., at Durham Central Park, for our biggest event of the year!  

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 kids.

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Can you run an MLK Day book drive?  Click here!

Learn about benefits of sponsorship here!

See all our sensational sponsors here!

See our Dream Big 2016 press release here!


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

When: Monday, January 18, 2016, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm.

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.  Working together, we can ensure that all our children have books!

This is a great event for children and families! Running Dream Big book drives at workplaces, schools, and places of worship is a terrific teambuilder!


Click here to view a montage from Dream Big 2015!

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Your Next Steps:

Sign up NOW to run a Dream Big Book Drive in your school, workplace, congregation, civic organization, or neighborhood.

  1. Use our toolkit to make your drive super easy.  Everything you need — signs, language, etc. — is here!
  2. Bring your book donations to us on MLK Day, and celebrate with us!