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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

Preparing for an amazing summer!

Hello, my name is Abigail and I am the new Willow Street Assistant Site Director! It has been a busy time here at the Willow Street location. Setting up for the summer session after this building had been… Read More

Juneteenth Festival 2021

New Haven Reads joined The Amistad Committee and Connecticut 29th Colored Regiment C.V. Infantry who hosted the fourth annual Juneteenth Festival on Ashum Street. The festival hosted dancers, singers and vendors along with community organizations. Our Science Park… Read More

NHR Community Book Bank is now open 5 days a week!

We are ecstatic to have our Community Book Bank at 45 Bristol St. open five days a week! We recently spoke to our Book Bank Director Victoria about what procedures and safety measures were put into opening the… Read More

Summer Teacher Open House

On Friday, May 21st and Saturday. May 22nd New Haven Reads hosted our 2021 Summer Teacher Open House at our community book bank. We had 15 teachers attend throughout the day Friday and 21 on Saturday. The teachers… Read More

Click here to read about our student newspaper.

The New Haven Reads Creative Writing Club has been busy! The students from all four sites, including Saturday at Bristol St., in grades 3 and up have put together an amazing newsletter. They worked for three sessions to… Read More

Thank you for supporting NHR in the Great Give 2021!

Reads Across America

We are so grateful for your support for New Haven Reads in the Great Give 2021! We had a record-breaking Great Give and raised over $20,000 in donations before any matches and prizes! Your support will help support… Read More

Spring 2021 at New Haven Reads

This spring our students have been busy sharing the joy and power of reading in new ways. Take a look at our video below to see for yourself!

NHR Volunteer Impact Newsletter

Here at New Haven Reads we want to share some data and testimonials about the IMPACT our tutors are making as volunteers with us!