College of Education at Temple University student and Young Friends of Tree House Books co-president Mary Kate Higgins helps keep under-resourced and disused libraries open throughout the school year. “If no one keeps up with it,” she says, “the teachers may not feel like they can bring the kids here. Read the full story at: http://citypaper.net/article.
Pictured -- BOOK SMART: Temple student Mary Kate Higgins (left) and Tree House Books after-school coordinator Lauren Macaluso Popp organized volunteers to get the library at the Tanner Duckrey School into working order. Photo by: Samantha Melamed