New Trier Township Collects 3,350 Children’s Books

New Trier Township Collects 3,350 Children’s Books

New Trier Township embarked upon a new program this summer, forging a partnership with Lake Bluff based Bernie’s Book Bank, a non-profit that collects gently used and new children’s books and redistributes them to at- risk kids across Illinois. “We saw this as an opportunity to help children from low-moderate income homes enjoy the benefits […]

New Book Drop Locations – Wintrust Partnerships

New Book Drop Locations – Wintrust Partnerships

Attention all! Our amazing friends at Wintrust have partnered with us to become book drop partners! All Illinois Wintrust Bank locations can now accept book donations for us.This increase in our book drop locations will open up more opportunities for Bernie’s Book Bank to receive books for our organization. More books donated by you means more books […]

Norton Juster’s Birthday! June 2, 2017

Norton Juster’s Birthday! June 2, 2017

Today is Norton Juster’s 88th birthday! His first, and arguably most famous book, “The Phantom Tollbooth” was published in 1961.“The Phantom Tollbooth” won the George C. Stone Center for Children’s Books Award and continues to be treasured by children and adults alike today. Juster once said, “I think kids slowly begin to realize that what […]

3rd Graders Donate 7,000 Books!

3rd Graders Donate 7,000 Books!

3rd Graders Help Donate 7,000 Books to Bernie’s Book Bank This following article is from the Solomon Schechter Day School of Metropolitan Chicago. Find the original article here. Congratulations to our 3rd grade for a very successful mitzvah project! For the third year in a row, the 3rd graders spearheaded a book donation drive, with the proceeds going […]