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New Haven Reads opens a new, fourth location: Bishop Woods School!

We are so excited to announce that we have opened a new location as part of the after-school program at Bishop Woods Architecture and Design Magnet School in New Haven!   We are starting this program by welcoming 12 students twice a week and we will double the program to 24 students over four days beginning …

Intern Spotlight: Lizz Ladd

Name: Lizz LaddHometown: West Hartford, CTCollege and Major: Loyola Marymount University, BA Recording ArtsTutor Site: WillowClubs: Math Club, Performing Arts ClubFavorite Childhood Book: Good Dog, Carl I first learned about New Haven Reads during a gap year serving with AmeriCorps. I came to the book bank to get books for the school I was serving …

Intern Spotlight: Sara Penn

Name: Sara Penn Hometown: New Haven, CT College and Major: Albertus Magnus College, Class of 2023; Sociology Tutor Site: Science Park Clubs: Math, Arts & Crafts, Performing Arts Favorite Children’s Book: The Divergent Series I was familiar with New Haven Reads before I started this internship. I volunteered at New Haven Reads during my senior …

Marty C.

Marty has been volunteering with New Haven Reads  for about 7 years. Marty decided to start volunteering after hearing about NHR  through the Yale Club of New Haven. To him, New Haven Reads sounded like a very rewarding program. He spent three years volunteering at our Dixwell location before becoming a tutor at our Willow …

Helena N.

Helena has been tutoring at Bristol Street and online for about 4 years. She began her journey at New Haven Reads in the spring of 2018. “I wanted to give back to the community and I was excited to do so through reading, an activity that I love pursuing myself,” says Helena.  Helena’s passion for …

Volunteer Spotlight: Isabella V.

Isabella has been a volunteer at Bristol Street for eight months. She began her journey at New Haven Reads as an intern for her Psychology program at the University of New Haven. “I chose New Haven Reads because I love working with kids and I knew it would be a rewarding experience. I couldn’t have …

Summer Teacher Open House

On Friday, May 21st and Saturday. May 22nd New Haven Reads hosted our 2021 Summer Teacher Open House at our community book bank. We had 15 teachers attend throughout the day Friday and 21 on Saturday. The teachers were able to RSVP ahead of time and select a time slot that worked best for them. …