Book Drive for Bernie's Book Bank: Starts July 9

Book Drive for Bernie's Book Bank

Drop-off Books at Village Hall through August 9

New Trier Township is working with the Village of Glencoe, Winnetka Presbyterian Church and Valerie Wilson Travel to collect 3,000 children’s books between Tuesday, July 9 and Friday, August 9.

The recipient of the collection is Bernie’s Book Bank https://www.berniesbookbank.org, a Lake Bluff based non-profit organization that sources, processes and distributes quality new and gently used children’s books to significantly increase book ownership among at-risk infants, toddlers and school-age children throughout Chicagoland.

Collection bins will be available at the following sites during normal business hours:

  • Village of Glencoe, 675 Village Court
  • New Trier Township, 739 Elm Street,  Winnetka
  • Winnetka Presbyterian Church, 1255 Willow Road, Winnetka
  • Valerie Wilson Travel,  946 Green Bay, Winnetka

Any residents, community groups or local businesses interested in helping with the collection are encouraged to contact Jack Macholl, jmacholl@newtriertownship.com for more information on the program.