It's a Book Thing
A beautiful thing is happening in Baltimore. For four years, Russell Wattenberg has run A Book Thing, a store that gives away books for free. All books in the store are donated. Every weekend the store throws open its doors and gives away about 20,000 books to students, teachers, kids, homeless readers -- anyone who wants a free book. Unfortunately, the store is now in danger of losing it's basement space because of a rent hike and is looking for donations. Read the story.