Put Books Into Young Hands, Grow Community

Help Charnice Milton Community Bookstore put books into the hands of local children. Support events fostering literacy, love of books and reading, and inter-generational conversation. Help us share our newest publication, The Great Kite, which promotes imagination around community building. $300 provides a short workshop for a child or all-age group, a general book give-away,Continue reading “Put Books Into Young Hands, Grow Community”

CMCB at Busboys and Poets

A moving event honoring Charnice Milton‘s fourth death anniversary, May 27, 2019, launched the CMCB used book space at Busboys and Poets-Anacostia, 2004 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE. Read about the event at DC Line. Used books now sell for $5/each or 5/$20. Children’s books, as always, are free of charge. Events designed toContinue reading “CMCB at Busboys and Poets”

New books at BBP-Anacostia; Used books coming soon

Busboys and Poets-Anacostia, just a block from the We Act Radio station where Charnice Milton Community Bookstore began, is now hosting a small collection of books picked by CMCB staff. After a soft opening in early March, CMCB at BBP-Anacostia continues to add titles, and the shelves are filling. The used book section is scheduledContinue reading “New books at BBP-Anacostia; Used books coming soon”

New: From Slavery to Cecil Street

This copy of the 1947 classic is in great shape. Here is more about historian John Hope Franklin (1915-2009). Diane McKinney-Whetsone is author of six novels — including the 2004 Leaving Cecil Street — and former teacher of creative writing at the University of Pennsylvania. Learn more about the book from Reading Group Guides andContinue reading “New: From Slavery to Cecil Street”