Local Youth Raise 18,155 Books

Local Youth Raise 18,155 Books

The following is an e-news article from Park Forest. Rugby Illinois challenged youth athletes to make a difference in their local community and give back to those in need. Local rugby clubs across the Chicagoland area and state will came together, collecting books to be donated to Bernie’s Book Bank. Battle of the Books, ran […]

Goddard School Partners with Bernie’s Book Bank

Goddard School Partners with Bernie’s Book Bank

From December 1 through January 23, 2017, The Goddard School preschools located in the greater Chicago area kicked off their 4th annual charity book drive with the goal of collecting over 25,000 books for Bernie’s Book Bank – the largest provider of quality books to at-risk children in the Chicagoland area. On January 25, The Goddard School gathered their […]

M. Holland Volunteers

M. Holland Volunteers

M. Holland Community – the charitable and volunteer arm of M. Holland Company – kicked off 2017 with a donation of time and books to Bernie’s Book Bank in Lake Bluff, Illinois. Approximately 20 M. Holland employees, along with members of their families, split their time between two shifts on January 7 as they prepared […]

# MeetMonday – Annie Ignoffo

# MeetMonday – Annie Ignoffo

Annie Ignoffo, of Lake Forest, regularly volunteers at Bernie’s Book Bank, 917 North Shore Drive, Lake Bluff. The book bank collects and distributes new and gently used children’s books throughout the Chicago area. January is their volunteer appreciation month. For information on volunteering or donations, click here. Was there an event that inspired you to […]

Students Receive Over 1200 Books from Bernie’s Book Bank

Students Receive Over 1200 Books from Bernie’s Book Bank

Bernie’s Book Bank delivered over 1200 gently used and new books to District 81 schools on May 11, 2016.  Bernie’s Book Bank is a non-for-profit organization that facilitates the collection, processing and redistribution of new and gently used children’s books to significantly increase book ownership among infants, toddlers, and school-age children throughout Chicagoland.  Representatives hand-delivered […]