Press Release: Book Harvest to Host 10th Annual Dream Big Book Drive

Jan. 5, 2021, Durham, NC – Book Harvest kicks off its second decade with its 10th annual Dream Big Book Drive and Community Celebration on the afternoon of Martin Luther King Jr. Day – Monday, Jan. 18. A newly designed, contactless drive-through celebration of kids and books, the 2021 Dream Big celebration will take place from noon to 4 p.m. at Durham Central Park.

Community members are invited to bring donations of new and gently used children’s books to Dream Big, where popular children’s book characters will be on hand to cheer on attendees as they drive up and to help unload their book donations. All donated books will be provided to children in Durham and beyond through Book Harvest’s many programs. All attendees will also enjoy free, new string backpacks full of children’s books to take home and keep forever.

A special invitation to attend the 2021 Dream Big Book Drive will be extended to the community at noon on Monday, Jan.18 when the “Dream Big 2021 News Special” will be released, livestreaming on Book Harvest’s Facebook page and website. This 25-minute, heartwarming program casts local children as newscasters reporting on their love of books and interviewing Book Harvest’s many supporters and fans. Watch a sneak peek of the broadcast here.

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