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Support Our Fall Fundraiser!

Support Our Fall Fundraiser!

Great Books for Kids is holding a very important Fall Fundraiser during the month of September. This fundraiser is vital to our operations. We are in need of funding in order to begin our book-gifting mission this school year. Anyone in the US can support our...

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April Story Time in Full Bloom

April Story Time in Full Bloom

On Thursday, our April Story Time was in full bloom despite the thunderstorm outside! Librarian Taylor got us ready for the Woodbine Crawfish Festival by reading Three Little Shrimp using a plethora of character voices! Then it was time to celebrate garden month! I...

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Sponsor Spotlight: SouthPort Storage

Sponsor Spotlight: SouthPort Storage

A humongous THANK YOU to the amazing folks at SouthPort Storage near exit 29 in Brunswick for the use of a 5’x10’ climate-controlled storage unit for A WHOLE YEAR!!! This is such a tremendous & helpful blessing! The many boxes upon boxes of books that were stored...

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March 2023 Book Donation Day

March 2023 Book Donation Day

This week, Great Books for Kids made a book delivery & over 500 children received a new book for their homes! We hope the children enjoy reading their new books that they get to keep forever! Kindergarteners - Curious George: Super George! 1st Graders - Do Frogs...

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St. Patrick’s Themed Story Time

St. Patrick’s Themed Story Time

We had a wonderful turnout at tonight’s St. Patrick’s-themed story time at the Woodbine Public Library! Miss Erica read How to Catch a Leprechaun. I read Pete the Cat: The Great Leprechaun Chase and gifted a copy of the book to each child, as well as a hardcover...

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Donor Spotlight: Jekyll Island Ladies League

Donor Spotlight: Jekyll Island Ladies League

Last week, the Jekyll Island Ladies League contacted me. They said they wanted to support Great Books for Kids’ mission with a donation! Today, I was honored to meet Mrs. JoAnn Buisson and share with her about the positive impact we’re making in our community. Thank...

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Winter Fundraiser & Giveaway!

Winter Fundraiser & Giveaway!

We need YOUR help: To support several important projects and goals this year, Great Books for Kids is holding a winter fundraiser with a great giveaway prize...a $250 children's book & educational toy shopping spree at PaperPie! (formerly known as Usborne Books...

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Christmas Story Time with Santa!

Christmas Story Time with Santa!

Continuing our partnership with Woodbine Public Library, we held a Christmas Story Time on Tuesday! 70 children, parents and grandparents were delighted when Santa arrived in time to hear the story! I read The Mitten by Jan Brett, which is a beautifully illustrated...

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December 2022 Book Donation Worth $4000

December 2022 Book Donation Worth $4000

Yesterday was December’s book delivery day! My daughter and I spread some Christmas cheer as we delivered a few dollars shy of $4000 worth of books to local children for their homes! As a bonus, we got to see so many of our favorite educators! Thank you to all who...

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Autumn Story Time

Autumn Story Time

49 parents, grandparents & children attended the Autumn Story Time today, hosted by Great Books for Kids and the Woodbine Public Library! Librarian Taylor read a Native American heritage-themed book titled Fry Bread, which was so beautiful. Then she passed out...

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Sponsor Spotlight: Pamela Dixon of Dixon Benefit Group

Sponsor Spotlight: Pamela Dixon of Dixon Benefit Group

Recently, my friend, Pamela Dixon of Dixon Benefit Group made her second generous donation to Great Books for Kids this year! From the time Pamela became a mom, she felt it was important for her daughter, Olivia, to be raised in a home where reading & books were...

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November 2022 Book Donation Worth $3395!

November 2022 Book Donation Worth $3395!

Great Books for Kids made a book delivery this morning! 511 children in southeast Georgia will receive an engaging book for their homes. The books have a retail value of $3395.91!! Thank you to all who donated to our nonprofit recently! I can’t do this awesomeness...

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Business Donor Spotlight: Coastal Benefits

Business Donor Spotlight: Coastal Benefits

We are so thankful for local businesses who support our mission! Recently, the fabulous ladies (and avid readers!) at Coastal Benefits, Inc. made a generous donation to Great Books for Kids, and it enabled us to purchase a new book for 215 children in southeast...

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Spooky Story Time with Author Nancy Raines Day

Spooky Story Time with Author Nancy Raines Day

Thursday night’s Spooky Story Time at the Woodbine Public Library was a HUGE SUCCESS! We had nearly 50 children & family members attend, many of whom wore costumes! Author Nancy Raines Day read & gifted hardcover copies of her book, On a Windy Night, for the...

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