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Fall Session has begun!

New Haven Reads began our fall tutoring session on September 7th. Willow, Bristol, and Science Park all opened their doors safely to excited students and tutors! We currently have 75% of students in-person and 25% online. It is… Read More

New Haven Reads Summer Literacy Camp 2021

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

Intern Spotlight: Hope M.

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

New Haven Reads Pages Through Pandemic Pivot

RISE Photo

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

NHR 2021 Summer Lecture Series

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

Bonding Through Books

Bonding Through Books is a new partnership with Department of Children and Families (DCF) Milford Area Office and New Haven Reads! Together, we are creating a library of children’s books in the DCF office for their clients. The… Read More

Intern Spotlight: Sasha N.

Name: Sasha Northrup Hometown: New Haven, CT College & Major: Yale University, Archaeology/Anthropology Tutoring Site: Science Park (SPark) Clubs: Leader of Book Club, helper for Math II and Chess Club Favorite Childhood Book(s): The Magic Tree House Series… Read More

Intern Spotlight: Sebastian W.

Name: Sebastian Ward Hometown: New Haven, CT College and Major: Yale University, Undecided Tutor Site: Bristol Street Clubs: Chess, Arts and Crafts (Helper), Nature and Science (Helper) Favorite Childhood Book: The Percy Jackson Series Working with students at… Read More

2021 Summer Lecture Series

In the 2020 Summer Lecture Series, New Haven Reads invited participants from various disciplines, including sociology, linguistics, architecture, and early childhood education. These guest speakers brought numerous different perspectives and research on language, learning, and literacy. You can… Read More

Meet the NHR Fellows

Every summer New Haven Reads has amazing fellows from different universities and colleges join our team. This year we are lucky to have three fellows that joined us from Harvard University, University of New Haven, and YALE College. … Read More