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Without libraries what do we have? We have no past and no future. —Ray Bradbury For the second year, Out of Print is celebrating National Library Week by helping an elementary school library in need. Partnering with Kids Need to Read, they are committing 10% of all Out of Print online sales to help fully […]

By Drew Adams Photograph © Steve Gary Please join Kids Need to Read as we celebrate the official opening of our new headquarters! Located on West Broadway Road in Mesa, Arizona, the new facility provides us with the additional space needed to expand our efforts as we work to improve childhood literacy across the nation. […]

By Denise Gary What if? “What if there was a place that gave children lots and lots of great books? Well there is!” Take a look at this exciting video PSA created for and donated to Kids Need to Read by MAKE! Filled with wonder and fantastic visual effects, Kids Need to Read could not […]

By Lori Cothrun Kids Need to Read was fortunate to be chosen as the recipient of several book and supply drives at the end of 2014. To wrap up the year, we worked with Chase Bank and Barnes & Noble Booksellers as they encouraged staff and customers to support us with thoughtful giving. Several sites […]

by Denise Gary Photograph by Denise Gary Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves. —James Matthew Barrie Kids Need to Read was awarded a generous $2,000 grant from John F. Long Foundation to be used toward the 2014–2015 Kids-N-Peace program! The funding is being used to provide books […]

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