How to Incorporate Books into Your Classroom Valentine’s Day Party

by Colby Sharp, fourth grade teacher I am always looking for ways to incorporate books into everything we do in my fourth grade classroom. I am very excited that this year part of our Valentine’s Day Party will include a book swap as a way of celebrating International Book Giving Day. I introduced the idea …

How To Organize a Campus Book Drive

by Briana Shipley, University of Colorado senior With thousands of books housed in libraries, laboratories and student backpacks, a college campus is the perfect place to start a book drive. At the University of Colorado, our student group works to support Books For Africa by planning book drives and raising funds to ship the collected books …

How to Organize a Beers for Books Event for International Book Giving Day

by Gary Bremmerman, Beers for Books Founder There are many ways to give books to kids on International Book Giving Day. How about one that involves getting together with fellow book-lovers on February 14th, having a party, and knowing that every drink you have results in a kid getting a book?  If that sounds like fun, …

International Book Giving Day 2013 Poster

We are excited to share the International Book Giving Day 2013 poster with you! This poster was designed by Indian children's illustrator Priya Kuriyan and does, we think, an excellent job of conveying what International Book Giving Day is all about to those who are learning about International Book Giving Day for the first time. …

An Invitation to Children’s Book Illustrators

We are looking for children's book illustrators from countries around the world to design bookplates for International Book Giving Day 2013! If you are interested in designing a bookplate, please contact me at amy dot broadmoore at gmail dot com. International Book Giving Day is a grassroots, 100% volunteer initiative to encourage people to give books …