Chapter III: Workhorse Wednesday
Who were the poor souls who had to help us set up all those tables that were delivered yesterday? (The answer to yesterday's question, by the way, was 100 tables from 2 different rental companies. And we may need to rent more!) A dozen hard-working and patient volunteers from Charles Schwab and one from Cigna.
Chapter II: Table Tuesday
What happens when the table company from which you're renting charges extra to set up your tables? You have a very boring blog post, and you wait until tomorrow, when you have volunteers to help! (Thanks to our volunteer group from Charles Schwab!)
We get a lot of questions about what it takes to make a mobile book sale of this scale happen. (The short answer: healthy portions of donated books, donated time, donated space, and elbow grease.) So this week, as we set up for our big Fall Book Sale, we're going to share each step with you, beginning with ...
Chapter I. Monday
Step 1. Rent one truck that is larger than any in your current fleet.
Literacy is a powerful gift. Reading gives us many things – freedom, knowledge and adventure to name a few. To sit with a book and interpret the words on the page is one of the most complicated functions of the human brain. In an instant our brain sees letters, forms words, understands the words, and retains for future reference. Yes, reading is a very powerful gift and one many of us take for granted.Read more
What is it?
We’re using this hashtag in our social media conversations to increase awareness about literacy in the Valley of the Sun.
It’s a play on words. "LITERATE." Now say it like "LIBERATE," the verb. Which is exactly what literacy does for us …Read more