Before I dive into a post about bookish gift ideas for a friend, or a bookish wishlist filled with special editions, newly published novels, and journal or magazine subscriptions, I’m offering a few charitable gift giving suggestions if you’re looking for a way to give back this holiday season, and have the means to give to others outside your list. Here are some bookish programs that you can consider raising awareness for or donating to.
Happy Wednesday, friends! I wanted to take a few minutes to help spread the word about National Readathon Day – which takes place this Saturday, May 21st. If you know about it, share your plans and any extra information below in the comments, and if you are just hearing about it, here is a quick introduction. A partnership between the American Library Association (ALA) and Penguin Random House, National Readathon Day is an opportunity to raise funds for and promote early childhood literacy through the ALA’s Every Child Ready to Read Initiative. The funds raised will specifically aid library programs aimed at literacy development of children five years and younger…