The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy has partnered with Barbershop Books and Penguin Young Readers to provide child-friendly reading spaces.
On Wednesday, July 18th, 2018, Barbershop Books hosted its second annual Summer Book Giveaway at the Boy’s Club of New York, 321 East 111th Street in East Harlem, NY.
Want to support early childhood literacy while having a few laughs? Barbershop Books presents Fresh Fade Comedy fundraiser hosted by founder Alvin Irby in Harlem.
Some childrens families have little-to-no access to books during the summer months and lose a significant amount of what they learned during the school year.
Jarvis Jenkins helped unveil the newest location of Barbershop Books Tuesday morning at the International Hair Studio in Harlem.
After an incredibly successful inaugural year, Kwanzaa Crawl returns to the streets of New York on Tuesday, December 26, 2017.
Gothamist reports that earlier this year the New York Academy of Medicine in East Harlem celebrated the 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter & the Philosopher’s Stone by pulling its 15th century magic books out of its archives.
HW Partner First 2000 Days NY™ Campaign @ the Harlem Book Fair: The journey to literacy for our youngest learners Join us as we discuss how social- emotional development, mental health and investing in our youngest learners help chart the path to literacy.
The heartwarming holiday experience you’ve been waiting for–Total Equity Now‘s 9th Annual Literacy Across Harlem Holiday Book Drive–is almost here!
The first day of each month (a.k.a. Literacy Across Harlem Day), Total Equity Now encourages you to #RockThoseReads–carry reading materials proudly and publicly, everywhere you go.
The heartwarming holiday experience you’ve been waiting for all year–Total Equity Now’s 8th Annual Literacy Across Harlem Holiday Book Drive–is finally here!
By Edwin Maxwell This week, New York City’s three library systems testified before the City Council about how they are spending the significant increase in operating funds granted in the current budget.The underlying question is: Was this a wise investment?
All 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…
The tour is for public viewing and selling of work, consisting of art studios and venues in the Strivers Row corridor, this Circuit is a collaboration created to develop a hub of arts activity and thereby gain increased visibility and exposure for SAC participants.
Egbert Austin “Bert” Williams (November 12, 1874 – March 4, 1922) was one of the preeminent entertainers of the Vaudeville era and one of the most popular comedians for all audiences of his time. “(Bert Williams was)…central to the development of a global black modernism centered in Harlem’s Renaissance.”