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International Literacy Day

International Literacy Day takes place on September 8 every year to raise awareness and concern for literacy problems that exist within our own local communities as well as globally.  New Haven Reads mission is to share the joy… Read More

Intern Spotlight: Elena Brennan

Name: Elena Brennan Hometown: New Haven CT College and Major: Wesleyan Government & American Studies Tutoring Site: Science Park Clubs: Math II Favorite Childhood Book: The Bloody Jack book series by L.A. Meyer & Katherine Kellgren At the… Read More

Intern Spotlight: Zherah Collier

Name: Zherah Collier Hometown: New Haven, CT College and Major: American University, International Relations and Public Health Tutoring Site: Dixwell Clubs: Math Club I, II, Creative Writing Club, Nature and Science Club Favorite Childhood Book: Goodnight Moon and Strega… Read More

Summer Programming at New Haven Reads

This summer, enrichment clubs at New Haven Reads have been an entirely new experience for everyone — for the students, the families, the helpers, and even the staff — as they were all carried out remotely. These enrichment… Read More

2020 Summer Lecture Series

New Haven Reads has a clear mission, one which we work toward day after day: to share the joy and power of reading and to increase the literacy skills of our students. But we also know that our… Read More

Just Books-NHR Equity and Inclusion Book Project

New Haven Reads has distributed thousands of gently-used books to children at the New Haven meal pick-up locations since early May. It has been exciting to see the joy on children’s faces as they receive their books. We… Read More

NHR Continues to “Share Joy”

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See our photo montage to see how New Haven Reads has pivoted to meet the needs of our students and our community during the coronavirus pandemic. Click here to see our latest video!

Watch our update!

Check out our video update from Kirsten Levinsohn, , New Haven Reads Executive Director. Click here to check out our video update from Kirsten Levinsohn, New Haven Reads Executive Director. Stay connected with all the latest developments at… Read More

NHR Online Book Club

Find the e book here at New Haven Public library