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Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Street Books Wins National Book Foundation Grant

Posted by Alison Hallett on Tue, May 8, 2012 at 9:57 AM

This is excellent news! Local arts nonprofit Street Books is a bike-powered book cart that provides library services to the homeless; it was one of five organizations to win the National Book Foundation's $2,500 grant to individuals and organizations who "demonstrating passion, creativity, dedication, and leadership in the service of creating and sustaining a lifelong love of reading." The prize includes a trip to New York City to attend the National Book Awards Ceremony.

We've covered the work of Street Books founder Laura Moulton a few times, since first spotting her cart from our office window; it's great to see her getting this level of recognition.

Here's a Q&A I did with Moulton back in June.

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