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Join THE FREE BOOK BUGGIE in Providing FREE Children's Books

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The Free Book Buggie

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Do you love books, reading & kids? Then, THE FREE BOOK BUGGIE needs you!
TFBB accepts, sorts, stores and gives away thousands of new and pre-loved children's books to under-served families and communities across the Twin Cities and beyond. 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. We want 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: To provide books to children and ignite a passion for reading that empowers each child to explore a world full of opportunity.

Check out our website, thefreebookbuggie.org, Facebook and Instagram.

What our volunteers do:

  • Sort donated books
  • Pick up &/or deliver books to various locations
  • Read books out loud (Virtually)
  • Assist at events
  • Build our list of organizations needing books
  • Support our mission financially
Please join us in sharing free books and the joy of reading to children across Minnesota!





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About The Free Book Buggie

Location:

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

Mission Statement

Mission: To provide books to children and ignite a passion for reading that empowers each child to explore a world of opportunity. Vision: We envision a world where all children have their own home library and become lifelong learners through the joy of reading. Our aim is to accept new and pre-loved children's books, keep them out of landfills and give them all away to children across Minnesota and beyond. We value our core belief that ALL children deserve the right to access age-appropriate books to have in their homes. We are proud of our all-volunteer organization and look forward to growing and having Free Book Buggies bookin' it across Minnesota!

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 provide age-appropriate books that show children 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 90 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 books THEY like
  • volunteer "reading buddies" provided 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

(44.87966,-93.20135)
 

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. We appreciate any amount of time that you can commit to empowering our children's lives.
  • Our volunteers range in age from 8 to 88! We have a variety of volunteer opportunities to choose from that we know will be fun and rewarding.

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