Made for Me Books wants all young people to have a diverse collection of books at home. Books that:
  • reflect themselves and provide windows into other cultures;
  • illuminate our true history and experiences that are not widely shared;
  • are theirs to own - so they can read them over and over again.
We identify books and authors that highlight a variety of cultures and identities. And we partner with local Harlem-based groups to distribute the books.

DONATE NOW and help us purchase and deliver more books.  Made for Me Books is a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization, based in Harlem, New York.

Since our founding in June 2020, we have distributed 4,102 books to 1,625 young readers, in partnership with our public housing partners and other local, youth serving organizations.

Visit our EVENTS GALLERY to see the beautiful photos from our book events!

Credit: Photos from Taft Houses and 1775/AK/MS Houses events were taken by Jasmina Tomic, courtesy House of SpeakEasy.
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