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Using sound business and logistics principles in every facet of our operation, we are uniquely positioned as the experts of children’s book banking.

  • Innovative approach to empower under-served children to read their way to a better life
  • Sustainable distribution continuum from birth through sixth grade
  • Efficiently source, process and distribute each quality book for less than $1
  • Scalable model to be replicated in every major city
  • Effective path to building personal libraries of 96 quality books for under-served children
  • Distribution through U6 programs & schools supports under-served children regardless of address
  • Urgent solution to a national crisis that impacts us all

Moving children from poverty to gaining knowledge through reading, which enables a legitimate pursuit of happiness. This is the value of what Bernie’s Book Bank does.


We believe quality books and reading are both the vehicle and the road to a better life. We do what we do because we believe in the powerful impact book ownership can have in bettering the lives of under-served children in America.

How Can You Help?

There are countless ways to support Bernie’s Book Bank- both big and small.
Donate books, volunteer your time, invest in the children we serve, host an event at Bernie’s Book Book and more!

I love to read. Always have. Always will. Books are my passion. I love to look at them. touch them, feel them, much more. I love to read them- lots of them!

Bernard P. Floriani, Sr