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The Bookmobile alters outreach during COVID-19 pandemic

THE DAILY TRIBUNE NEWS Photo: Valerie Gilreath, president of the board of directors of Reading to Go Places (doing business as The Bookmobile), right, and volunteer Madison Cowart watch as a reader picks up books at the Dinners To Go meal program. RANDY PARKER/THE DAILY TRIBUNE NEWS BY MARIE NESMITH  [...]

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May 2020 Newsletter

May's newsletter features photos from the new Bookmobile's maiden voyage, service changes dictated by the coronavirus pandemic, recurring giving options, recognition of recent grants awarded, and thank yous to our sponsors and partners. CLICK TO READ: April_2020_Newsletter_Bookmobile_emailversion #readingtogoplaces #bookmobile #littlefreelibrary #littlefreelibraries #accesstobooks #earlyliteracymatters #literacychangeslives #JOINTHESTORY

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February/March 2020 Newsletter

February/March's newsletter features the #JourneyToGeorgia Photo Album, fun facts from the Bookmobile road trip, as well as: Photos from the January 20th Georgia Power Service Day in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Volunteers Needed! A list of volunteer opportunities in April and May Recognition of our 2020 business and [...]

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Grant from the Community Foundation of NW GA

On February 11th, the Board of the Cartersville-Bartow Community Foundation and the Community Foundation of Northwest Georgia presented Bookmobile Program Director, Kim Dennis, and Board President, Valerie Gilreath, with a grant for $10,000 to help with the purchase of the new Bookmobile and new programs. Pictured from left-to-right: Randy Thompson, [...]

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#JourneyToGeorgia Day 4: NM to TX

Carnegie Public Library, Las Vegas, NM We stopped in Las Vegas, NM to see one of the few original Carnegie Libraries that still operates as a public library. In the late 1800s and early 1900s, steel magnate turned philanthropist Andrew Carnegie used his fortune to [...]

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