Book Bank Reopened!

Posted by on January 10, 2003

The Greater Philadelphia Book Bank, closed for the holidays, is back in operation with over 2.5 million free books available to residents of the Tri-State Area. The Book Bank offers a large selection of textbooks in most
subjects for all grade levels. There is also a vast collection of fictional and non-fictional work. These books are free to educators, nonprofit, as well as the reading public.

Location: 5th & Luzerne (site of the old Roberto Clemente School). Accessible by car as well as by mass transit. Need directions??? Call them at 215-227-2570.

Hours of Operation: Open Tuesdays (10am-5pm) for teachers and nonprofits.
(Wednesday (10am-3pm) for teachers and nonprofits. Thursdays (10am-3pm) for the general public. The Book Bank is also open to the general reading public on the second Saturday of each month from 10am-3pm until June. (Jan. 11; Feb. 8, etc.) On Saturdays, there is a reading session for younger children — usually about 10:30-am.

The Goal of the Book Bank: Three books for each Philadelphian: One book that has been read; One book that is being read; and One book that will be read.

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