2nd Annual Literacy Across Harlem Book Drive 2013

December 16, 2013
1498936_726945190650279_1267661299_oAll high-quality books donated between now and December 21st(*) will be presented this weekend to families residing in homeless shelters, women involved in the criminal justice system who are rebuilding positive lives for themselves and their young children, foster-care organizations serving Harlem families, adult learners striving to improve their literacy skills, and havens for victims of domestic violence.

Questions? Please direct them to Jaye Jones, our Literacy Across Harlem Holiday Book Drive Coordinator, at Books4Harlem@TotalEquityNowHarlem.org

Special thanks to our 11 Holiday Book Drive partners for once again teaming up with us to spread the #RockThoseReads love. Some say it takes a village; we say it takes a Harlem!

* = The Holiday Book Drive will conclude at most partner sites on Friday, December 20th; however, Harlem 4 Kids will accept books the morning of Saturday, December 21st in conjunction with its Saturday “Storytime.” Details below.



1651 Lexington Ave. (at 104th St.)

La Casa Azul Bookstore

143 E. 103rd St. (between Park & Lexington)

Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College

2180 3rd Ave. (at 119th St.)

[Through Tuesday, December 17th; Silberman School students, staff, alumni only.]



Astor Row Café

404 Lenox Ave. (at 130th St.)

Harlem 4 Kids

Harlem PAL – 441 Manhattan Ave. (between 118th and 119th)

At H4K’s “Storytime Saturday” – December 21st, 10:00-10:45 a.m. or 11:00-11:45 a.m.

[Suggested donation for “Storytime” participants: $5 (or whatever you can afford.)]

Harlem YMCA

180 W. 135th St. (between 7th & Lenox)

Make My Cake

121 St. Nicholas Ave. (at 116th St.)


Café One

1619 Amsterdam Ave. (at 140th St.)
Grove School of Engineering – 160 Convent Ave. (at St. Nicholas Terrace)
1942 Amsterdam Ave. (at 156th St.)

Teachers College, Columbia University – Dept. of Education Policy and Social Analysis

525 W. 120th St. (between Broadway and Amsterdam), 212 Zankel Hall

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