How to Organise a Storytelling Session

By Alice König, Book Aid International Community Ambassador Alice König volunteers for Book Aid International as a community ambassador. As a community ambassador, König raises money for Book Aid International and promotes reading in her community. König became a community ambassador because she believes in the importance of Book Aid International's work: "Books, literacy and education …

How to Organize a Book Drive: Simple Tips for Kids

By Gretchen Blake, BookEnds Director of Programs You do not have to own tons and tons of books or even be a grownup to organize your own book drive. BookEnds works with over 20,000 kids every year who run student book drives. It does not matter if you are 4, 14, or 74 years old, you can …

Announcing Our International Book Giving Day Blog Hop

We invite those of you with blogs to share stories of how you celebrate International Book Giving Day via our International Book Giving Day blog hop! International Book Giving Day is a volunteer initiative aimed at increasing children's access to and enthusiasm for books. We are inviting people to celebrate International Book Giving Day on February …

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 …