There are perhaps no days of our childhood we lived so fully as those we spent with a favorite book.

– Marcel Proust, Novelist

Our Programs

Bring Me A Book St. Louis has developed four literacy programs designed to enhance reading skills to prepare children for reading success and improve attitudes about reading.

Home Library Book Boxes

Children are given a custom wooden handmade Book Box to store their free books delivered by our Book Bus. These little Book Box Libraries provide a sense of ownership and a special place for the kids to keep the books that they selected.

Book Bus Bookmobile

We take our read-aloud mission on the road with our Book Bus and travel to community events, schools, and other events. Our Book Bus is modeled after the classic bookmobile to bring new curated free books to children.

Classroom Libraries

We have placed over 100 classroom libraries at over 20 elementary schools and community centers across St. Louis.  Each new wooden open face bookshelf contains 35 grade level appropriate titles that have been recognized for outstanding literary merit. The shelves are specifically designed to display the front cover of books with the goal of capturing a child’s imagination in the classroom.

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