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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

Volunteer Spotlight: Shirley C.

Shirley Cavanagh has been tutoring at the Bristol site for almost five years. As a librarian at Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU), she enjoyed helping students utilize resources for their undergraduate papers and graduate theses. She described herself… Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Kristy W.

Kristy White started tutoring at the Science Park site in May of 2021. She is a high school girl’s tennis coach, and describes herself  as a huge health and wellness geek. She discovered New Haven Reads when a… 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

Volunteer Spotlight: Barbara R.

Barbara Ross has been volunteering at the Book Bank on Bristol Street for four years. Back in 2017 she began the process of looking for volunteer work, and soon after was referred to NHR by a friend who… Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Jan C.

Jan has been volunteering at the Dixwell site in early 2020. She began working with students just prior to the pandemic. It was a new experience for her and the students, but she has continued to tutor throughout… Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Sarah D.

Sarah has been volunteering at the Dixwell site for since September 2020. Sarah started volunteering because she wanted to give back to her new community after moving here in 2019. She loves being involved and has always had… Read More

We love our volunteers!

Our volunteers continue to be the heart and soul of New Haven Reads. NHR tutors currently tutor a total of 454 hours with 279 students each week! Their impact is immeasurable. Enjoy this video of students expressing how… Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Andrew N.

Andrew Nguyen has been volunteering with New Haven Reads for two years at the Bristol Street location. He started volunteering back in 2019. He has always enjoyed working with the younger generation. Andrew states volunteering here has been… Read More

Happy Volunteer Appreciation Month!

Volunteers are the heart and soul of New Haven Reads! The month of April is Volunteer Appreciation Month. Although we celebrate you everyday, we are excited to have a whole month dedicated to celebrate YOU! From all of… Read More