BookStorm grants are open to teachers, school librarians and other educators from public schools in and around the Greater Phoenix Area.
You may request up to 500 books.
Once approved, we will schedule with you a time to visit our book donation warehouse, so that you may select the specific titles you need. This appointment can be schedule for anytime Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
We will connect you via email to a literacy outreach specialist from Phoenix Public Library with whom you will coordinate your program date/details directly.
You may apply for 1 grant per school year. Others at your school may also apply and the same restriction applies to each individual classroom or school library.
We offer every kind of book from board and picture books to chapter and YA series, fiction and nonfiction, English and some Spanish language materials. The vast majority are second hand books graciously donated by our partner Better World Books specifically for this program. Others are library discards or donations from the community.
Simply fill out this online form!
Send us your stories or pictures/videos! Post your story here or to our Facebook page, send us an email, or just give us a call. We love to hear from happy readers! You can also spread the word about the program so that we can reach more students!