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Bernie’s Book Bank

Berniesbookbank.org 28101 N Ballard Drive, Unit A Lake Forest, Illinois 60045 Contact:  Nancy Hopma, (847) 780-7323 nancy@berniesbookbank.org Bernie’s Book Bank collects, processes and distributes quality new and gently used children’s books to significantly increase book ownership among at-risk infants, toddlers and school-age children throughout Chicagoland. Reading is the single most important skill a child needs to learn. Yet studies show that 61% of low-income families don’t have any books at all in their homes for their children. Bernie’s Book Bank aims to change that statistic by pouring quality children’s books into “at-risk” homes, ensuring that children have access to books […]