Today is Up With Books’ 5th anniversary! Five years ago today, sisters Ashley and Paige officially incorporated Up With Books. Inspired with the idea of providing books to those less fortunate, the co-founders of the new corporation were determined to spread their love of reading as well as promote the benefits of continuous reading from a young age. For the past five years, volunteers have been working hard to fulfil our mission of providing books to those less fortunate. Up
We are all still powering through COVID-19, a time where many have even less resources than they are used to having. For the last 10 months we have all been reflecting on the things we have taken for granted, discovered new ways of continuing our normal lives, and learned to let go of things we might have to do without for the time being. This specifically impacts children who need access to books, both for school and reading for fun. School and public libraries are the main
Up With Books has received a generous donation of hundreds of books from Dorothy Rouleau in memory of her sister, Barbara Rouleau. For many years, Barbara collected certain children's books for the stories they told to instruct and inform, for their colorful design and composition, their illustration, and for wisdom experienced through understanding. She found the books she collected to be particularly inspirational, and desired for her collection to be given to those who may
Thank you to Country Day School for the hundreds of books donated last week! We are excited to be finding new homes for all these great books. We will be distributing books beginning next week so that children will have them during the school breaks. Keep Reading!! #UpWithBooks #donate #dogood #nonprofit #charity #MAkingadifference #books #read #readbooks #reading #readers #literacymatters #education
Are you ready for the Holidays? Looking for a unique gift? As of today, there are only 62 days until Christmas!
Start your shopping early this year and help out a great cause too. Our auction will be online and ready for bidders in a few short weeks. All proceeds from this auction go towards new books to be distributed to underprivileged children.
You can take a peek at some of the unique items we have (link to auction on home page):
- A station tour of WHDH or WCV
Got books? We sure do! As summer nears, we are in the process of distributing books to schools, food pantries, shelters, and even directly to children in need. Our current inventory is over 2,500 books.
We believe that children deserve the opportunity to own at least one new book of their own. Up With books, inc. is a non-profit corporation started by two high school students. They saw that while there were many groups that provides assistance for basic needs, there was