Thank you to the Battle of the Books Children’s Book Drive Participants!
5 companies. 30 Days.  One Goal.

Ariel Investments
Loop Capital
Mesirow Financial
The PrivateBank

Results: Employees from each of the 5 companies donated books and funds that will allow us to
collect, process and distribute more than 129,000 books to more than 10,700 at-risk children!

And the winner is….



The Next Chapter is beginning…

New Proc Center

Bernie’s Book Bank is building for our future.

The Next Chapter is waiting to be written: creating an expanded facility to complete our mission of serving all 400,000+ children in need of books in the Chicagoland area by 2016 and building a model for replication in every major city in the country:

Imagine Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory meets Google meets a children’s book museum – that’s what it will be like to enter the doors of the Next Chapter of Bernie’s Book Bank.  A place where people of all ages earn the satisfaction of knowing that they are making a meaningful difference in the lives of children – returning time and time again.

There’s so much more to come…Stay connected with us!


Bernie’s Book Bank is a registered 501(c)(3) organization (EIN 27-0914453)

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