• Tenikka's Books for Kids Community Service Challenge: Find out how to get involved

    By: Karlyn McKell


    Tenikka’s Books for Kids (#TB4K) is a book drive collecting new children’s books for the Jacksonville Public Library’s summer learning programs.

    Action News Jax is hosting a Community Service Challenge and you can participate! Invite your business, school, place of worship, organization or club to collect books for Tenikka's Books for Kids.  Email your contact information to TB4K@actionnewsjax.com for the tools to get started. 

    "Thanks to the generosity of our community, last year we were able to collect more than 3,000 books for local children." said Action News Jax anchor Tenikka Hughes. "We're excited about getting the community involved in a whole new way and look forward to impacting even more children's lives through the gift of reading."

    Other ways to participate: 

    1. You can donate books at any Jacksonville Public Library, Nassau County Public Library and St. John's County Public Library location from March 1 until March 16. You can also drop books off at the Action News Jax studios, 95.1 WAPE, and 96.9 The Eagle studios.

    2. Amazon registry is also available this year for people who want to buy books online. Click here to learn more

    3. You can visit San Marco Books and More to purchase and drop off books. 

    If you have any additional questions about the drive, please send an email to TB4K@actionnewsjax.com.

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