|About||We are a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting literacy by providing books and educational materials to the children of the greater El Paso area.|
|Mission||Books are GEMS is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization whose mission is to inspire children and empower families through literacy.|
Hours of operation: Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 11am P.M.-5P.M. and Saturdays from 9:00 A.M. - 12P.M.
We are closed any federal holidays.
All children are allowed to take 6 free children books (1 new and 5 used) and teachers may take up to 25 free children books twice a school year. Our bookstore is also open to the public and holds hundred of general adult level hardback and paperback books ranging from $1 & .50 cents donations. These donations go to support our free children section.
“The more you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.”
- Dr. Seuss, "I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!"
|Founded||By Paula Madriles in January 2003.|
|Products||Free kids books! Used books. Teacher materials. Non profit.|