How a better library can change a child’s life

October 20, 2017

By Allie Torgan 

Los Angeles (CNN) — In 1999, Rebecca Constantino began doing a study at schools across Los Angeles. One day, she saw something that stopped her in her tracks. She had just completed a Ph.D. in language, literacy and learning, and she was analyzing children’s access to books in affluent and low-income communities.

CNN.com – October 19, 2017

Library Book Boxes Program 

In today’s era of distance learning, many schools and districts have been unable to provide access to pleasure reading books to their students, as school and classroom libraries have been temporarily closed for the 2020-2021 school year. To support these unique challenges during these unprecedented times, the team at Access Books Bay Area is partnering […]

Fremont siblings collect books for Access Books Bay Area 

Third-grader Ayaan and first-grader Ariya did not allow COVID-19 to put a damper on their summer break! This dynamic sibling duo from Fremont, along with their mother Rashal, ran a very successful book drive for Access Books Bay Area…

Linden Tree books fundraiser 

Thank you to Linden Tree Children’s Books for sponsoring Access Books Bay Area, and to their generous customers who donated $4,050 in gift cards to Access Books Bay Area

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