Program connects mentors with kids

Everybody Wins! Vermont, a long-running mentoring program to promote literacy, needs more mentors interested in improving the lives of area kids.

ACSD revitalizes literacy efforts

The ACSD — as well as many school districts throughout the country — are seeing 30-40% of the student population score “below proficient” on standardized assessments.

People who care about literacy get books to children

One local organization that is run entirely by volunteers is Addison County Readers, the local chapter of Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library.

Children’s Literacy grants are open to Vt. libraries

Applications are now available for The Children’s Literacy Foundation Year of the Book grant and Rural Library grants for the 2022-2023 school year, as well as applications for CLiF’s Community Building/Revive grant for Spring/Summer 2022 and Summer Reade … (read more)

Dana Hart: Libraries bring life to stories, public spaces

The breadth and depth of the programs libraries offer might surprise you, and today I’m going to talk about a relatively recent library program: Books on Sticks.

Opinion: Books on Sticks benefit us all

Throughout the seasons, I often look out my kitchen window and see neighbors wandering up Harrow Way as they read the most recent children’s book on wooden stakes.