We Need Your Input

The Barbershop Books team is excited to share with you more updates concerning our efforts to help families during these difficult times. Take a moment to read about our new developments that can help inspire kids to read across the country. We Need Your Input Are you a self-published author or illustrator of a diverse […]

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New Shops, New Opportunities

Outdoor activities are innate to summer, but please remember to take time to read indoors and outside. Lead by example. Show your children how to enjoy reading outside of the classroom. Sign them up for a summer reading challenge and frequent a public library. Barbershop Books in the Media D.L. Hughley Radio on TVOne Darryl Lynn “D.L.” […]

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The Fight for Literacy

With most school districts coming to a close in May, it is critical for students to retain knowledge and skills learned in the school year, during the summer months. Throughout May, we had the pleasure of welcoming more than 20 new barbershops to the program thanks to supporters, just like you. The summer heat is on; let’s keep the […]


Here’s What You May Have Missed

Happy New Year! Thank you for supporting Barbershop Books and for helping us inspire Black boys to read. Here’s what you may have missed in the media this week: KTVU- Fox 2 Menlo Park, California There are barbershops with good cuts and conversation, and then there are barbershops like Sharp Image in Menlo Park, stocked […]