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Join our Community of Readers

Place a new book in the hands of a child

  • $20: One child roams the bookstore, and finds the perfect book.
  • $100 Five kids join hands to visit the bookstore.

Place new books within easy reach

  • $40: Two new books suddenly appear in a reading room.
  • $100: A snappy bookcase arrives to house them.
  • $500: A reading room sprouts an entire new section of books. Name the genre that you wish to share! Fiction, history, poetry, picture books, biography, humor, reference, nature and environment, art, travel, essays, science, plays, adventure, science fiction/fantasy?

Foment discussion!

  • $20: A child joins an existing book group.
  • $100: A new book group starts up.

Other Ways to Read with Us

  • Donate new, quality books
  • Donate in-kind goods or services (talks by authors or illustrators; architecture or interior design services; new bookshelves, paint, curtains, rugs, wall maps, posters, furniture for bookrooms)
  • Utilize those awesome read-aloud skills
  • Give us a shout through any, or all, of the means listed under CONTACTS.

_BREAD FOR THE HEAD NFP (FEIN 20-3500715) is an Illinois not-for-profit corporation, and has received an Internal Revenue Service determination of tax-exempt status under section 501©(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions are tax deductible to the extent provided by law. Copies of BREAD’s AG990-IL and federal tax returns are available by written request to BREAD’s Executive Director, at the address listed under CONTACTS.