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Thanksgiving Activities for Kids

November 23, 2022 | By Bria Davenport Happy Thanksgiving! The holidays can be hectic when you’re trying to get things together but you have little ones running behind your every step! Here are some ideas to keep them occupied & festive. All activities have an easy set-up & also nice to have a visiting relative …

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Why Dream Small When You Can Dream BIG

November 17, 2022 | By Benay Hicks As of today, Book Harvest has provided kids in our community with 211,945 books so far this year! Books are flying off of our shelves, which means it’s time to replenish our stock. Luckily, it’s time for the 12th annual Dream Big Book Drive — the biggest children’s …

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Roll Call!

November 10, 2022 Book Harvest is growing! Over the last couple of months we grew by four new employees and it’s time for you to meet them. Introducing: Alison Sever Westbrook (Associate Director of Talent and Culture), Bria Davenport (Events and Development Manager), Malika Butler (AmeriCorps/LiteracyCorps Member), and Siobhan Powers (AmeriCorps/LiteracyCorps Member).

A funny thing happened on my way to…

November 7, 2022 | By Isabel Geffner, Advancement Director A funny thing happened on my way to read a report by our beloved and wise AmeriCorps member Parker Nelson. Some time back, Parker had done a deep dive into the how the North Carolina government has influenced – for better or worse – our state’s …

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Finding My Voice

November 3, 2022 | By Nyemah T. McLaurin, a friend of Book Harvest People all around the world find their niche or something in life they absolutely love to do through various avenues. Some draw inspiration from a particular experience they will never forget or hearing someone else’s story that they found so intriguing, the …

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I Wonder…

October 27, 2022 | By Tabitha Blackwell, Executive Director of Book Harvest Durham “I can’t read,” my daughter, Safia, proclaimed yet again after reading the restaurant flier, “Tell Your Friends. Join Our Team.” I stared at her so confused as to why she insisted on denying that she could read even though she clearly could. …

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