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One month till International Book Giving Day!

On Valentine's Day, I will be celebrating my love for books and children by participating in International Book Giving Day!

International Book Giving Day is a volunteer initiative aimed at increasing children’s access to and enthusiasm for books. You are invited to participate too by:

1. Giving a book to a friend or relative.

Is there a child in your life who would enjoy receiving a book on February 14? In lieu of or in addition to a card or box of chocolates, choose a good book to give to your child, grandchild, friend, or neighbor.

2. Leaving a book in a waiting room or lobby.

Choose a waiting room where kids are stuck waiting and there are few to no good books available. Purchase a good book and deposit your book covertly or overtly in your waiting room of choice.

3. Donating a book.

Wrap up a box of children’s books that your kids have outgrown and get them into the hands of children who could really use a book or two. Donate your books to your local second hand store, librar…