Oakland/East Bay Chapter Reads with McClymonds High School

Oakland/East Bay Chapter Reads with McClymonds High School

As the Whitney Houston song proclaims, we believe the children are our future. This is why the majority of BookTini’s community service events focus on encouraging young people to read in their spare time.

The Oakland/East Bay chapter of BookTini decided to keep this the running theme of their 2018 community service project by selecting the students of McClymonds High School in West Oakland to recieve free copies of the New York Times bestselling young adult fantasy novel, Children of Blood & Bone by Tomi Adeyemi.

BookTini-Brooklyn Spreads the Gift of Literacy with “Books Through Bars”

BookTini-Brooklyn Spreads the Gift of Literacy with “Books Through Bars”

To further BookTini's mission of spreading "the gift of literacy through charity", our Brooklyn chapter volunteered at the non-profit organization, NYC Books Through Bars

Oakland/East Bay Chapter Brings Books to Barbershops

Oakland/East Bay Chapter Brings Books to Barbershops

For their 2016 community service project, BookTini's Oakland/East Bay chapter sought to outfit a local barbershop with books for their young male customers. Selected for their heavy flow of young clients in east Oakland, and the owner's quest to spread knowledge to the youth within the neighborhood, the Black Sheep Barbershop now has a 4-tiered bookshelf library overflowing with brand new books.