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15,000 New Books on the National Mall, Plus Celebrities, Cabinet Secretaries and Cute Kids

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On Saturday, volunteers from across the country joined First Book on the National Mall in Washington DC to celebrate President Obama’s National Day of Service by providing 15,000 brand-new books to DC-area children from low-income families. Click here to see

Posted in Authors & Illustrators, Book Distributions, Books & Reading, First Book Events, First Book Partners, KPMG, Virtual Book Drives, Volunteers

A Day On, Not A Day Off

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Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘What are you doing for others?’ — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Do you have any volunteer or community service plans for Martin Luther King Day? If so, share them with us in

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