- This event has passed.
From Kodiak, Alaska, to Key West, Florida, in 6,000 towns and cities across America, volunteers will give away half a million free books on one day: April 23, 2013.
World Book Night U.S. is an ambitious campaign to give away a half million free, specially printed books across America. Volunteer book lovers help promote reading by going out and personally giving free copies of a book they enjoy to new or light readers, reaching them especially in underserved places – and even some fun spots.
The Cottage Book Shop has scheduled a party on April 15th, 3-5pm for customers picking up 20 books per person for distribution. The books have been donated by publishers and authors and pre-selected by 15 Cottage Book Shop customers.