December 6, 2012 —
Would you like to spread some joy by giving away books to complete strangers – people who may never have owned a book of their own? World Book Night 2013 will make it possible, at no cost to you.
World Book Night 2013 is a celebration of literacy by publishers, bookstores, libraries and individuals who love books and reading. U.S. libraries and bookstores have formed a nationwide distribution network to promote this literacy event. U.S. book givers handed out half a million books in 5,800 towns and cities in 2012.
On World Book Night 2013, some 25,000 “book givers” will give away 20 copies of a specially printed, not-for-resale World Book Night edition book to occasional or non-readers. Here’s how it works:
World Book Night is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, and a registered trademark of World Book Night Global. It is endorsed by the American Library Association.
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