A modification of the “tiny libraries” that have become a literacy trend, people are encouraged to keep the books they pick up and read together as a family. Thirty neighborhood-oriented stores along Lancaster Avenue have opened space for a crate full of books inside their stores. The launch of the Community Book Depots will include a presentation, a book demo, and a celebration of a diverse and committed community coming together to bolster early childhood literacy for all.
|What||Leroy’s Barber Shop will host the Community Book Depots on Lancaster Avenue launch on Thursday, October 5. The depots are the result of a collaboration between West Philadelphia Action for Early Learning (AFEL), (a partnership between Drexel University and People’s Emergency Center), along with Philadelphia Reads, Read by 4th and West Philadelphia Promise Neighborhood.|
|Where||Leroy's Barber Shop at 4123 Lancaster Ave, Philadelphia PA 19104|
|When||October 5, 2017 at 11:00 am|