Shirley Cavanagh has been tutoring at the Bristol site for almost five years. As a librarian at Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU), she enjoyed helping students utilize resources for their undergraduate papers and graduate theses. She described herself… Read More
Kristy White started tutoring at the Science Park site in May of 2021. She is a high school girl’s tennis coach, and describes herself as a huge health and wellness geek. She discovered New Haven Reads when a… Read More
This summer New Haven Reads Summer Literacy Camp was full of learning and fun! With support from the Woman’s Seamen’s Friend’s Society of CT we were able to bring Mystic Aquarium to our Kindergarten and Pre-K camp five… Read More
Name: Blanca Tallaj Hometown: Homewood, Alabama College and Major: Yale University, Psychology Major and Education Studies Scholar Tutoring Site: Willow St. (in-person), Dixwell (online), Science Park (online) Clubs: Math Club and Arts & Crafts Club Favorite Childhood Book:… Read More
Name: Hope McCormack Hometown: Branford, CT College and Major: Western Connecticut State University, Elementary Education Tutoring Site: Dixwell, Bristol Clubs: Math II, Arts and Crafts Club Favorite Childhood Books: The Giving Tree, By: Shel Silverstein I knew that… Read More
Thank you to the Arts Council of Greater New Haven and Julia Rosado for the article about how NHR was able to pivot to distance learning in March 2020 and welcome back students in-person this summer! Read the… Read More
Staff members and volunteers strive to fulfill the mission of New Haven Reads by spreading the joy and power of reading every single day. The New Haven Reads Summer Lecture Series, which began last summer and continued this… Read More
Founded to share the joy and power of reading, New Haven Reads partners with the community to provide free 1-on-1 tutoring, educational family support, and a book bank to empower aspiring readers to master the literacy skills needed to thrive in school and life.