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Books Are Wings was founded in 1998 by Elizabeth M Dennigan, her family, and a group of dedicated volunteers committed to literacy, reading, libraries, and fun. Initially, small numbers of new and “gently” used books were collected from local friends and neighbors and distributed at day care and community centers. Soon the word spread and the number of books delivered to the Dennigan home increased dramatically.
In 2003, Books Are Wings incorporated into a 501 (c) 3 non- profit organization,