Barbershop Books

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“At the end of the day, we want them to say three words: I’m a reader.” Alvin Irby speaks about Barbershop Books, the literacy program he founded that creates child-friendly reading spaces in barbershops, and how reading can be empowering. For more on the program, read “Barbershop Books” from the July/August 2018 issue of Poets & Writers Magazine.

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