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Save the Date!

MLK Day, January 16, 2023
1:00 - 4:00 PM
Golden Belt Campus, Durham NC
800 Taylor St, Durham, NC 27701


Every year on MLK Day, we celebrate the power of community and our big dream of books and literacy for all kids with our biggest event of the year: Dream Big! The celebration is part book drive, part volunteer event, part community partner fair, part festival, and all party and fun!


Run a Dream Big Book Drive

Are you interested in collecting books for Book Harvest's 12th annual Dream Big Book Drive? You can have a traditional drive, an online drive, or a mix of both! All books donated/collected/purchased between December 1, 2022 through January 31, 2023 will count toward our Dream Big Book Drive total.

A book drive is a terrific service project for schools, workplaces, congregations, civic groups, neighborhoods, book clubs, and scout troops.

Check out the Dream Big Book Drive 2022-2023 Toolkit!

Book Harvest gladly accepts new and gently used children’s books for young readers ages 0-18. We especially love donations of board books, picture books, Spanish and bilingual books, and books that portray ALL children, honoring diverse backgrounds, languages, abilities, and perspectives, and including stories by and about people of color.

Questions?  Contact us at (252) 497-BOOK, or email Book Harvest’s Associate Director of Communications and Marketing, Benay Hicks, at benay@bookharvest.org.

Register Your Dream Big Book Drive

Download the Dream Big Book Drive Toolkit

Dream Big Book Drives 2022-2023

  • Accenture
  • Clifton and Mauney Orthodontics & Pediatric Dentistry
  • Duke University Communications
  • Durham Fire Department
  • Duke University Libraries
  • Flyleaf Books
  • Golden Fig Books
  • Highlands Neighborhood
  • Hendrix’s and Maxwell’s Book Drive
  • Jewish for Good
  • Legend Oaks Neighborhood
  • Lenovo
  • Letters Bookshop
  • Naylor Family Book Drive
  • Page 158
  • Read With Me
  • The Regulator Bookshop
  • Rivers Edge Neighborhood Book Drive
  • Ridgefield/Briarcliff neighborhood drive
  • Slane Family Book Drive
  • So & So Books
  • Strata Clean Energy
  • Timberlyne and Timberlyne Estates Book Drive
  • Triangle Day School
  • United Bank
  • University Chiropractic Book Drive
  • UNC Press
  • Weaver Street Market
  • Westminster School for Young Children