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Happy Holidays from New Haven Reads!

NHR student happily displays her book selection.

We hope you enjoy these photos from the tutoring program’s new book giveaway! A huge thank you to Barnes & Noble in Milford and Abrams Books for their support of the tutoring program’s book giveaway!

Volunteer Spotlight: Mike O.

Mike O'Brien, NHR volunteer

Mike finds his greatest motivation for volunteering in fulfilling the Book Bank’s mission to get as many books out into the community as possible. He said, “I basically come here for the same reason I worked at the UNH Library for 17 years – I believe in helping to put books in people’s hands, often literally.”

NHR Honored by Black and Hispanic Caucus

NHR Executive Director Kirsten Levinsohn accepts recognition award from the Black and Hispanic Caucus of New Haven.

On October 25, 2018, New Haven Reads was honored to receive the Mentorship Award at the New Haven Board of Alders Black and Hispanic Caucus 7th Annual Recognition Fall Gala. The  event brings together community leaders to honor… Read More

7th Annual Spelling Bee a Success

Team Lingbuzz celebrates winning the NHR Spelling Bee by holding aloft their trophy.

Thank you to everyone who came out for the 7th Annual Spelling Bee presented by UBS Financial Services! Congratulations to our 2018 Champions, Team LingBuzz from the Yale Department of Linguistics! Thanks to the many people who made the… Read More

What We’re Reading (Sep-Oct)

Shelves full of books line the walls of the NHR Book Bank.

What We’re Reading is back! We missed the July/August posting due to some staff transitions, but now that everyone has settled into their new roles, we are excited to reestablish this bi-monthly blog post, which includes contributions from… Read More