Darah Fogarty

Book’em Is Seeking a New Home!

Book’em is seeking a new home! Do you know of any commercial space that would be a good fit for a growing non-profit? As Book’em continues to grow, we are seeking a new home in Nashville, TN that will accommodate our needs. In 2020, 130,000+ books were handled by Book’em staff and volunteers. We have […]

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Book’em’s Country Music Roots

Garth Brooks and Book’em’s Country Music Roots Almost every organization based in Music City at some point will brush up against the country music industry. For Book’em, the connection started with the class of 1989. The class of ’89 refers to a group of artists who changed the name of the game for country music.

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Grade Level Reading Week

Welcome to Grade Level Reading Week!  This summer we’re excited to be celebrating Grade Level Reading Week. Starting Monday, July 13 through Friday, July 17, we’ll be sharing information and activities that promote grade-level reading. Research shows that proficiency in reading by the end of the third grade enables students to shift from learning to read and reading to learn,

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June Updates

What’s Happening: June 2020 Summer Reading June came and went pretty quickly this year, but we still got a bunch of books out into the community. We had over 20 schools and organizations request books through the month of June and provided over 5,100 books! Organizations like Cole Elementary, Haywood Elementary, Robert Churchwell Elementary, East Nashville Hope Exchange,

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Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter. Three words we’re choosing to focus on here at Book’em. To our Black community members  – we see you, we hear you, and we will continue to fight beside you.  Thirty-one years ago, Book’em began with the mission of promoting literacy in our community of Nashville.  While we are extremely proud of

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