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Little Read Books

A Denver mutual aid collective getting books and other important supplies in the hands of people who need and read them.

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Financial Contributions

Goal

help us pay our rent and bills every month! make a free community book store in denver a reality Read more

$191 USD of $1,000 USD / month raised (19%)

Starts at$1 USD / month

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get your very own LRB t-shirt or tote bag! please add $5 for shipping if you require shipping. email us [email protected] & we will send you... Read more

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Starts at$14.99 USD

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Thanks for supporting Little Read Books by getting a mystery bundle from us :-) Our volunteers are happy to pick out a lovingly-customized selectio... Read more

Starts at$15 USD

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Events

Little Read Books is hosting the following events.

Past event
05:00 PM UTC
On Saturday, January 9, 2021, we are opening up a free book store in Denver, to be open on Saturd...Read more
Past event
06:00 PM UTC
Our weekly free book stand at the Colorado State Capitol on the southwest corner of Grant & Colfa...Read more
Past event
06:00 PM UTC
Our weekly free book stand at the Colorado State Capitol on the southwest corner of Grant & Colfa...Read more
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06:00 PM UTC
Our weekly free book stand at the Colorado State Capitol on the southwest corner of Grant & Colfa...Read more
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05:00 PM UTC
Our weekly free book stand at the Colorado State Capitol on the southwest corner of Grant & Colfa...Read more
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05:00 PM UTC
our weekly free book stand at the co state capitol on grant & colfax. books, food, and water will...Read more
Past event
05:00 PM UTC
our weekly free book stand at the CO state capitol on the corner of grant & colfax! we'll have fr...Read more
Past event
05:00 PM UTC
our weekly free book stand at the co state capitol on grant&colfax.

Top financial contributors

Individuals

1
LOIS WALTON

$570 USD since Nov 2020

2
Jeffery C Delaney

$500 USD since Dec 2020

3
Lizi Oceransky

$500 USD since Jan 2021

4
N/A

$500 USD since Apr 2021

5
incognito

$425 USD since Jan 2021

6
Incognito

$367 USD since Dec 2020

7
Grayson

$300 USD since Jul 2021

8
Joan Raner

$260 USD since Apr 2021

9
Ian and Mary Kohen

$250 USD since Dec 2020

10
camille

$206 USD since Nov 2020

11
Hannah Bish

$205 USD since Mar 2021

12
David R Porter

$200 USD since May 2021

13
Daniel

$190 USD since Nov 2020

14
Malachi Dray

$175 USD since Feb 2021

15
Connor Serr

$170 USD since Jan 2021

Organizations

1
Bookshop LLC

$5,602.14 USD since Apr 2021

2
Community Donations (via cash/Venmo)

$1,236.94 USD since Jun 2021

3
Stain’d Arts

$293.45 USD since May 2021

4
facebook

$15 USD since May 2021

Little Read Books is all of us

Our contributors 99

Thank you for supporting Little Read Books.

camille

Admin

$206 USD

Michael S

Admin

$156 USD

meagan

Admin

$118 USD

huey vo

Admin

Bookshop LLC

$5,602 USD

Community Don...

one-time donation

$1,237 USD

LOIS WALTON

$570 USD

Jeffery C Del...

Initial budget - 6 months r...

$500 USD

Lizi Oceransky

monthly sustainers - ongoin...

$500 USD

N/A

Initial budget - 6 months r...

$500 USD

incognito

monthly sustainers - ongoin...

$425 USD

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News from Little Read Books

Updates on our activities and progress.

Update #3: Store closed, first newsletter released!

This update was published in the first ever LRB newsletter, released on July 10th,...
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Published on July 14, 2021 by huey vo

Update #2: what we've been up to since January!

Hello dear friends! In the months since our last update, we have been hard at work. Dozens of new volunteers have joined our crew and we have expanded our store from 5 half-filled bookshelves to more than 20 overflowing she...
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Published on April 14, 2021 by Lil Read

Update #1: 2020 recap, moving into 2021!

Hello! We want to express our gratitude to everybody who has helped us out with donations of books, clothing, time, and/or funds, as well as those who have visited our free book stand and helped spread the word about Little Read Books. Your...
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Published on January 7, 2021 by Lil Read

Budget


Transparent and open finances.

-$624.00 USD
Incomplete
Receipt #83428
rent
-$120.00 USD
Paid
Invoice #82408
book ordering
Receipt #80683
book ordering
$
Today’s balance

$2,976.59 USD

Total raised

$14,463.27 USD

Total disbursed

$11,486.68 USD

Estimated annual budget

$8,499.61 USD

About


Little Read Books is:
  • a pop-up free book stand run by an all-volunteer mutual aid collective on the occupied indigenous land commonly known as Denver. We work in our community to get books and supplies in the hands of people who need and read them. We strive to provide a space for left politics of all stripes and work with organizations that are fighting to transform our world. We have no owners, bosses, or profit motive, and are committed to building a just world where all may live free of oppression and exploitation.
  • looking for more volunteers to run the book stand, help prepare free food, and to help with administration, workshop/class planning, and bike and camping equipment repair. Fill out our volunteer interest form here!
  • raising funds for rent, books, supplies and other operating expenses - please consider donating on our Open Collective page or @littlereadbooks on venmo!
  • accepting donations of books and supplies, feel free to drop donations off at our free book stand during our operating hours or contact us at [email protected] to arrange for dropoff/pickup of large donations! Check out our wishlist here for suggestions of what to donate.
  • on Bookshop.org - now you can support Little Read Books by buying new books at this link: bookshop.org/shop/littlereadbooks! We get 30% of all purchases made through our shop (any book, even ones found by searching), so keep that link bookmarked and support your local, volunteer-run free book collective when you buy books for yourself!

Our team

camille

Admin

meagan

Admin

huey vo

Admin