WHAT: On Thursday, April 20, Amazon invites the Seattle community to come together to celebrate reading and inspire everyone to take some time for reading and books, in honor of World Book Day (which falls on Sunday, April 23rd).
Amazon will host its first ever celebration of World Book Day with a Global Free Library at the Van Vorst Library and courtyard. The Seattle event is one of several in a series of Global Free Library events being held in 12 countries around the world.
Leading up to the event, Amazon employees and book publishers will donate books to supply the free library, allowing community members to bring a book to donate and take a book home to enjoy. Each attendee will be able to share the personal significance of the book they brought to donate on a unique bookmark provided to place inside the book for the next person to enjoy.
In addition to the free library, the event will include Continue Reading