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MORE THAN BOOKS AND BUILDINGS

Every Child A Reader

This year, 24,000 children and parents will dive into carefully-selected books that go home with children.

Every Child A Reader is our largest, most comprehensive early literacy effort. A team of bilingual librarians works with Head Starts, home health workers, immigrant and refugee programs, and teen parent programs to reach families who face the toughest literacy risks, such as poverty and generational low literacy.

Tens of thousands of books in 20 languages make their way home to the very families who need them most. Every Child a Reader also educates parents with practical guidance and easy actions that any parent can take to nurture early brain development.
 

PARENT OF AN EVERY CHILD A READER PARTICIPANT

“I love everything about the program — it motivated my son to read more. It is like a responsibility that he has, but he enjoys doing it.”