News and Observer: “Rinse, read, repeat. In Durham, laundromats are becoming libraries.”
In The Wash House laundromat, a child sits on a gray carpet, holding clean socks in one hand and a brand new book in the other.
He got it through a program that is turning laundromats into learning spaces where families can read books, play games and use learning materials while they wait for their wash.
Wash & Learn is a partnership among Book Harvest, The Wash House laundromats and Libraries Without Borders, an international literacy organization, and funded by The Triangle Learning Network, Durham County, and Durham’s Campaign for Grade-Level Reading. Read more>>