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Summer Lecture Series

New Haven Reads has a clear mission, one which we work toward day after day: to share the joy and power of reading and to increase the literacy skills of our students. But we also know that our… Read More

Just Books: Equity and Inclusion Project

Just Books Fundraiser Since early May, New Haven Reads has been distributing thousands of books to children at meal pick-up locations. In June, we decided we needed to do even more for our students. We launched the Just… Read More

Celebrating Our Volunteers

On June 11th, New Haven Reads hosted its Spring Social virtually through Zoom. The Social, a virtual Trivia Night, brought together 32 volunteers from all different sites. Natosha Wengreen, NHR’s Outreach Director, said that the Trivia Night was… Read More

Juneteenth

Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. It took 2.5 years after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed before finally enforcing and freeing all of enslaved Black people. Today Juneteenth… Read More

NHR Continues to “Share Joy”

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See our photo montage to see how New Haven Reads has pivoted to meet the needs of our students and our community during the coronavirus pandemic. Click here to see our latest video!

Volunteer Appreciation Month

NHR Volunteer Video

We want to say THANK You to our volunteers! April is National Volunteer month and our NHR team made a video for our volunteers to thank them for all they do! With out them our program wouldn’t be… Read More

Exciting News

There are two ways that you can help us! Volunteer! We need volunteers to collect books from our Book Bank and distribute the books at the meal distribution locations in New Haven. Training, masks, and gloves will be… Read More

Watch our update!

Check out our video update from Kirsten Levinsohn, , New Haven Reads Executive Director. Click here to check out our video update from Kirsten Levinsohn, New Haven Reads Executive Director. Stay connected with all the latest developments at… Read More

NHR Online Book Club

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Distance Learning

Distance Learning Post

As parents and caregivers are homeschooling at the moment, the NHR Education Team would like to share some of the resources we have found useful to support literacy learning at home. Please click the link below for more… Read More