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Brown Books and Paint Brushes

Brown Books and Paint Brushes
Brown Books and Paint Brushes

South Side Literacy Nonprofit Celebrates Black History Month With Tons Of Free Books

Brown Books and Paintbrushes will hold a month-long pop-up at an Auburn Gresham café, give away books to classrooms and refill South Side little libraries through February.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Hyde Park’s Brown Books And Paintbrushes Celebrates Kwanzaa By Uplifting Youth Literacy And Art

A week of programs celebrating the Black holiday continues with a fundraiser, a community discussion, a giveaway of books and art supplies and a restocking of Little Free Libraries citywide.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Black Kids Can Drum, Dance And Read Plenty Of Books During This Month’s Black History Tour

The event series was planned "to create this healthy racial identity — you are black and you are somebody," organizer Candice Washington said.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Jackson Park’s New Little Free Libraries Keep Getting Vandalized With Anti-Kim Foxx Conspiracy Theories

The book boxes, located at playgrounds and home to free children's books, have been defaced by flyers from a notorious local conspiracy website in recent weeks.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

As South Shore Public Library Renovations Linger On, Neighbors Are Placing Little Free Libraries All Over

Veronica Kyle's home caught a bullet during a 2015 murder. Now she's on a mission to change the neighborhood's culture through reading.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore