Using One Librarian’s Tricks to Get Kids Reading

During this uniquely challenging summer, books have the power to calm and center us

Reading and the deep concentration it demands faces stiff competition for attention with screens of all shapes and sizes. Unfortunately, this means reading for pleasure keeps getting pushed to the margins of life. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of minutes Americans read for pleasure has dipped from 22.8 daily in 2005 to 16.2 in 2019.


Every $10 we raise helps us reach 1,000 more Americans who care about libraries.



Every $1 we raise helps us secure over $1,600 in funding for libraries.



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  • Colleen Watson
    published this page in News 2020-09-23 07:58:43 -0700