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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

Intern Spotlight: Sasha N.

Name: Sasha Northrup Hometown: New Haven, CT College & Major: Yale University, Archaeology/Anthropology Tutoring Site: Science Park (SPark) Clubs: Leader of Book Club, helper for Math II and Chess Club Favorite Childhood Book(s): The Magic Tree House Series… Read More

Intern Spotlight: Sebastian W.

Name: Sebastian Ward Hometown: New Haven, CT College and Major: Yale University, Undecided Tutor Site: Bristol Street Clubs: Chess, Arts and Crafts (Helper), Nature and Science (Helper) Favorite Childhood Book: The Percy Jackson Series Working with students at… 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

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!