Kids' Book Bank in the news!

The Cleveland Kids’ Book Bank is a juggernaut.

Judy Payne, Cleveland Kids' Book Bank Co-Founder, and Karen Mintzer, Director of Bright Beginnings (formerly Help Me Grow)of Cuyahoga County), talk with Hollie Giangreco about one of the many partnerships that get books into the hands of local kids.

Thank you to Nurenberg Paris for partnering with us to get the word out.


Exciting News!

We've distributed more than 1,000,000 amazing children's books since March 1, 2016!


Thank you to our many volunteers and

our partner, Discover Books.

Our Mission


To foster improved literacy and a love of reading by providing free books to children in need.

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Judy Payne, Co-Founder/Executive Director                                           Judi Kovach, Co-Founder/Chair