Fill The Shelves Virtual Book Drive

Institute for Emerging Issues and Reach Out and Read Carolinas Launch Statewide Child Literacy Campaign

Together with IEI, the goal of the book drive is to secure more than 2,000+ children’s book donations to help support childhood literacy efforts throughout the state.

Do you have gently-used books you would like to donate to a Reach Out and Read program? Click here for book drive locations.

Attending the Emerging Issues Forum? You also can bring your book donations with you on February 5 to drop at the Raleigh Convention Center!

Interested in donating? You donation will fill the shelves of children’s libraries while making sure early literacy and language development is a priority in every home across North Carolina.

Find a Reach Out and Read Program in Your Community.

All donations are 100 percent tax-deductible.

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