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Chicago students to get free books in expanding UChicago program

Sep 23, 2019 - Chicago Sun-Times

The program, "My Very Own Library," aims to send 8,000 students home with 10 books each this school year. About 8,000 Chicago students are set to get free books to take home this school year as a University of Chicago program expands to include more than a dozen Chicago Public Schools.

University of Chicago President Robert Zimmer and CPS CEO Janice Jackson launched the expanded program, "My Very Own Library," with a Monday morning pep rally at Fiske Elementary School, 6020 S. Langley Av...