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
With the coronavirus numbers in Connecticut rising, we have decided to close our Community Book Bank for the safety of our staff, volunteers, and book bank visitors. We will be closed through the end of 2020 and will… Read More
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… Read More
This week’s post is short, but for all of us at NHR, incredibly moving. This letter came to us from a book bin in Fair Haven that gets free books from NHR. We believe it is proof of the incredible power of literacy, community, and our mission.
Founded to share the joy and power of reading, New Haven Reads partners with the community to provide free 1-on-1 tutoring, educational family support, and a book bank to empower aspiring readers to master the literacy skills needed to thrive in school and life.