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Team Spotlight: Book Bank
The Book Bank is a unique resource that is neither a library nor a bookstore. Rather, all of our gently used books are free, and they may be kept and enjoyed for years to come.
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Learn More Here!
  Do you, or someone you know, want to join the New Haven Reads team? We are looking for outstanding and committed candidates to support our high-quality programs. To learn more about our open positions,
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What an amazing night!
We had an amazing evening at our Tell Me Why It Works: The Science Behind Reading panel discussion. There were 150 people in the audience at Barrack Obama Magnet University School while over 300 watched
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New Haven Reads opens a new, fourth location: Bishop Woods School!
We are so excited to announce that we have opened a new location as part of the after-school program at Bishop Woods Architecture and Design Magnet School in New Haven!   We are starting this program
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Volunteers Needed at New Haven Reads
Volunteers are the heart and soul of New Haven Reads, and we are currently accepting new applications. New Haven Reads is in need of volunteers to tutor our growing number of students. If you have
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Founded to share the joy and power of reading, New Haven Reads partners with the community to provide free one-on-one tutoring, educational family support, and a book bank to empower aspiring readers to master the literacy skills needed to thrive in school and life.

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350 students enrolled in one-on-one literacy tutoring
271 volunteers
390 hours of tutoring each week with
4 locations across New Haven
55,000 free books distributed
36 virtual field trips

100 of students improved their literacy scores
75% of students improved their independent reading level by one grade or more


Since 2001…
5,000 students tutored
6,000 volunteers
1.7 million books distributed

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