Day 34 of 84 Days of 84 Ribbons: World Book Night
World Book Night is tonight in the USA!
Tonight 25,000 volunteers with distribute free 500,000 books especially printed for the event. The goal is to get new books into the hands of underfunded schools and community members. Volunteers apply to receive the free books than go out and distribute those books. FYI: If you plan on considering being part of it next year, you’ll need to sign up soon.
This year the honorary spokesperson is Amy Poehler. Her comment begins, “I grew up loving books. In today’s digital world it’s more important than ever to know how it feels to have a good book in your hands.” Read the rest of her statement and learn more about World Book Night at www.us.worldbooknight.org.