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Join Us for Spelling Bee 10

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

NHR is hiring!

NHR is currently hiring for the Outreach Director position. For more information and to apply, Click Here

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

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

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: Blanca T.

Name: Blanca Tallaj Hometown: Homewood, Alabama College and Major: Yale University, Psychology Major and Education Studies Scholar Tutoring Site: Willow St. (in-person), Dixwell (online), Science Park (online) Clubs: Math Club and Arts & Crafts Club Favorite Childhood Book:… 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

Bonding Through Books

Bonding Through Books is a new partnership with Department of Children and Families (DCF) Milford Area Office and New Haven Reads! Together, we are creating a library of children’s books in the DCF office for their clients. The… Read More