What is Book Works?

Literacy is one of the best predictors of a child's future success, but a child without access to books will not have the chance to become an engaged capable reader.

That's where Book Works comes in.  

Book Works is a new program offered by Goodwill Industries of Greater Cleveland and East Central Ohio. Book Works aims to provide new or slightly used books to children and families throughout our community.

Through the generosity of area donors, Goodwill has the supply of children's books. They are distributed to area children through special events and partnerships with area schools and centers.

During select times throughout 2020, Book Works will be providing FREE books to area schools and organizations. This interest form must be completed in order for your organization to participate. Once completed, a member of Goodwill will be in contact to schedule book pick up!

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* Tell us about your organization

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* Who is a contact person at your organization?

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* How many children are served at your facility  or through your organization at this time?

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* For reporting purposes only, approximately how many of these children live at or below federal poverty level?

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* Your facility can choose any of the following ways to receive free books through Book Works

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* Book Works sorts books into the following categories:
  • BOARD BOOKS/PICTURE BOOKS (Age: infant-toddler)
  • EARLY READERS/COLORING or ACTIVITY BOOKS (Age: preschool - early elementary)
  • FIRST CHAPTER BOOKS/YOUNG ADULT (Age: school age)
  • YOUNG ADULT LITERATURE/NOVELS (Age: 12+)
Please select the categories of books your facility or children may want/need.

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The number of books each facility and/or child receives will be dependent on the current supply of books. Goodwill expects a minimum of 20 per facility and a minimum of three per child.

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* Goodwill staff and volunteers will be sorting the books for these orders. Books are typically available within two weeks of placing the order at The Ken Weber Community Campus at Goodwill (408 Ninth St. SW in Canton).

Would someone from your organization be able to pick up the free books at the Campus?

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