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Join THE FREE BOOK BUGGIE in promoting children's literacy

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The Free Book Buggie

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 33 people are interested
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Do you love books, reading & kids? Then, THE FREE BOOK BUGGIE needs you!
TFBB collects, sorts, stores and gives away thousands of new and used children's books to under served families and communities. We collaborate with other non profits, churches, food shelves, city and state organizations at events to give kids the opportunity to choose free books to have in their home. Our goal is to cultivate literacy and to show kids that reading is fun, allows them to dream, learn, go on imaginary adventures and be empowered to shape their future!

Our mission is to be instrumental in creating a sustainable culture of literacy and learning.

Check out our website, thefreebookbuggie.org, our Facebook page, The Free Book Buggie, and our NEW Instagram site!

What our volunteers do:

  • Sort donated books
  • Pick up &/or deliver books to various locations
  • Read aloud to groups of children (Virtually)
  • Assist at events
  • Build our list of organizations needing books
  • Support our mission financially










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About The Free Book Buggie

Location:

8397 137th Court, Apple Valley, MN 55124, US

Mission Statement

"We mobilize free books to children of all ages to engage families and communities in cultivating minds". We value our children and families and strive to help nourish the the growth of all communities by closing the literacy gap. By offering books and promoting the love of reading, each child is empowered to realize a world full of opportunities. Our aim is to provide free books to as many children as possible.

Description

The Free Book Buggie is a non profit that is passionate about books and sharing the love of reading with all children. Our goal is to cultivate literacy and show children that reading is fun, allows them to dream, learn, go on adventures, and be empowered to shape their future.

What we do:

  • collect, sort and store thousands of donated books
  • partner with over 85 organizations
  • fill the buggie & travel to events across the Twin Cities
  • table our books by reading levels, baby up to high school chapter
  • empower children to choose the books they would like
  • provide multi lingual handouts to parents regarding the importance of reading to their children
  • volunteer "reading buddies" are at certain events
  • supply children's books to organizations in need
  • AND, we have been known to restock empty Little Free Libraries!
We have no boundaries when it comes to giving books and spreading the love of reading to children.

Children & Youth
Community
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Various locationsMinneapolis, St. Paul & surrounding neighborhoods, MN 55450

(44.8971,-93.229)
 

SKILLS

  • Literacy / Reading
  • Youth Services
  • Child Development
  • Reading / Writing

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Your volunteer time and skills are very valuable. Any amount of time that you can commit to empowering our children is appreciated.
  • Our volunteers range in age from 8 to 80! And we have a variety of fun volunteer opportunities to choose from, that we know will be a rewarding experience.

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