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Today is Giving Tuesday!

Today is Giving Tuesday: a global fundraising movement to supercharge nonprofit donations in the holiday season. Your gift to New Haven Reads will make an incredible local impact and help our students flourish. Donate here to support New Haven Reads… Read More

Our Tenth Annual Spelling Bee Was a Great Success!

“In the great tradition of the Spelling Bee, there was an amazing group of people, lots of laughter along with some great spelling that came together for a special evening!”– Executive Director, Kirsten Levinsohn The staff was thrilled… Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Susan B.

Susan Burlingame has been tutoring at the Dixwell site for about one year. She started in early 2020, right after the COVID-19 pandemic hit and New Haven Reads had transitioned to a distance learning format. Susan began tutoring… Read More

Join Us for Spelling Bee 10 Tomorrow!

Registration has now opened for our 10th Annual Spelling Bee! Please join us this Friday, November 5 at 7pm. We are hosting our Bee online again this year so you can join us from anywhere! We will be… Read More

Meet our Emcee and Word Pronouncer!

We are excited to announce our 2021 Emcee and Word Pronouncer! For our 10th NHR Spelling Bee we have our host Ray Andrewsen of The Greater New Haven and Quinnipiac Chamber of Commerce and Word Announcer Shana Schneider… Read More

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