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We’re Teaming with Bernie’s Book Bank for Childhood Book Ownership

Budding young gardeners have always helped make the Chicago Flower & Garden Show what it is. Thanks to our partnership with Bernie’s Book Bank in 2018, we’re taking our commitment to inspire, educate and motivate even further by helping future generations read their way to a better life.

Bernie’s Book Bank is the leading provider of quality children’s books in the Chicagoland area. Guided by the belief that reading is a vital way for children to change their lives for the better, they deliver quality books to at-risk youth from birth through sixth grade.

Together, we’re turning this worthy cause into a cause for celebration.

Our Mission

Flowertales promises to be a feast for the imaginations for the young and the young at heart, where every garden has a story to tell. It will also celebrate reading and childhood book ownership in Chicago through our three main goals:



Books open exciting new worlds for the children who read them. We’re bringing these worlds to life and bringing adults and kids together for an amazing


Everyone coming to the Chicago Flower & Garden Show in 2018 will get to learn about Bernie’s Book Bank and about the difference books can make in a child’s


Through activities, informational seminars and on-site volunteer opportunities, we’re getting everybody involved in delivering books to the children who need them.

Learn More

Visit this page in the months to come to learn more about our partnership and how it’s growing as we get closer to the Chicago Flower & Garden Show in 2018.

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