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Thank You Tribeca!

April 30th marked the final day of our annual book swap month program and it has been another successful year! Through your participation and donations, we have collected over 200 BOOKS!! These books are being donated to Safe Horizon, who provide books to children in onsite shelters Here are some facts about how your contributions count: 80% of preschool and after-school programs serving low-income populations have no age-appropriate books for their children. In middle-income neighborhoods the ratio of books per child is 13 to 1, in low-income neighborhoods, the ratio is 1 age-appropriate book for every 300 children. A single, brief exposure to good reading material can result in a clear increase in enthusiasm for reading   To learn more...

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April is Book Swap Month in Tribeca!

  Torly Kid is having its 4th annual book swap event for the entire month of April in Tribeca.   Just in time for Spring cleaning, use this opportunity to recycle books you are tired of reading and add new adventures to your bookshelves.  Come on in to 51 Hudson St. and trade your old favorite novels and storybooks for any book we have already collected.  We will have  two boxes to choose from.  One with picture books, and one with chapter books.  Oh, and enjoy 10% off in the shop while doing so- what could be better? All remaining books will be donated to schools in need.

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