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Volunteers Needed to Read with Preschoolers

West Hartford, Conn. (January 7, 2020) – Children’s Reading Partners is seeking volunteers to read with at-risk preschoolers in Bloomfield, East Hartford, and Hartford. 

Children who lack a solid foundation of literacy skills early in life are more likely to fall behind in school.  Re…

Greater Hartford Holiday Book Drive Runs December 2 through 22

West Hartford, Conn. (December 10, 2019) - Children's Reading Partners, Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford, Rotary Club of West Hartford, and The Miale Team at Keller Williams are teaming up for the sixth annual Greater Hartford Holiday Book Drive, which provides new and gently used books…

Children’s Reading Partners Welcomes Author Renata Bowers on November 4

West Hartford, Conn. (October 20, 2019) – Author Renata Bowers will headline Children’s Reading Partners’ Fall 2019 Kickoff on November 4, 2019, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Mandell JCC Innovation Center, 335 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford. Bowers pens the national award–winning F…

Greater Hartford Havurah Initiative Fosters Jewish Community

WEST HARTFORD, CONN. (September 8, 2019) – Jewish individuals and families in Greater Hartford who want to build friendships around a shared interest now have additional support to do so, thanks to the Greater Hartford Havurah Initiative, a recently launched partnership of the Jewish Feder…

Children’s Reading Partners Seeks Volunteers for 2019-2020 School Year

WEST HARTFORD, CONN. (August 27, 2019) – In just 30 minutes per week, you can help children improve their literacy skills and develop a lifelong love of books. Children's Reading Partners is seeking volunteers for its Elementary Express program, which serves at-risk students in kindergarte…