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Download Sponsorship Form (pdf) Online Sponsorship Form Invest in Young Readers Potential sponsors, corporate donors, and civic leaders of Central Texas, it is with great enthusiasm that we present our Sponsorship Portfolio for your consideration, because there are myriad opportunities to demonstrate your commitment to social good throughout the Central Texas region through BookSpring. Your […]

Bon Voyage!

BookSpring is a very special place to be. Our mission and vision are tied to the success of children and families and their learning to love books and reading. We can attribute many of our daily successes to the amazing skills and talents of our staff. Today we are saying Bon Voyage to one of […]

A Special Thanks to Our Board

(Pictured above: Executive Director Emily Ball Cicchini, President Ann Gass, Immediate Past President Chris Randazzo) BookSpring was pleased and proud to honor some of our long standing board members at our May board meeting, on Wednesday, May 24th. We are blessed with an outstanding board and are always sad to see folks come to the […]

BookSpring Delivered

Announcing BookSpring’s First Response BookSpring in the past has favored face-to-face book giving as a program model. While we can’t continue this method due to the health crisis, children arguably need print books in the home right now more than ever. In order to fulfill our commitments to the children and families we serve in […]

Coronavirus Updates

As we all are adjusting to life under the restrictions needed to control the Coronavirus Pandemic, BookSpring is looking for ways to help children and families choose reading as part of their daily routines. We here at BookSpring are still working towards our mission to build early literacy, including enhanced digital curation of open online […]


[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css_animation=”fadeIn”] Envision a world of children reading and succeeding together. [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css_animation=”fadeIn”] We build early literacy in children and families through healthcare, education, and the community. [/vc_column_text][gem_button position=”center” size=”giant” corner=”5″ icon_pack=”elegant” text=”Donate” link=”||target:%20_blank|” text_color=”#ffffff” hover_text_color=”#ffffff” background_color=”#8bc540″ hover_background_color=”#6ec9e0″ icon_elegant=”e030″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1538465240882{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}” el_id=”details”][vc_column css=”.vc_custom_1536653709641{padding-top: 0px !important;}”][gem_divider margin_top=”90″ class_name=”mobile50″][gem_divider margin_top=”90″ class_name=”mobile50″][vc_column_text css_animation=”appear”] OUR YEARLY IMPACT  [/vc_column_text][gem_divider […]

About the Executive Director

Emily Ball Cicchini Executive Director Emily joined BookSpring in 2015 and is a strong believer in the long-term benefit of early childhood literacy and creativity interventions that encourage intrinsic motivation. She’s seen first-hand the positive impact of children’s exposure to self-selected stories and sensory-rich thematic materials. Emily shares BookSpring’s passion for access to books and […]

The Champions of BookSpring …

are a passionate and deeply committed group of contributors who share a vision of a world of families reading and succeeding together. Champions share their gifts in service to our mission by providing our organization with their philanthropic support, advocacy, network of colleagues and experts, and by raising community awareness of our early literacy mission. […]

Being with BookSpring

by Emily Ball Cicchini, Executive Director I recently passed an anniversary with BookSpring. I cannot tell you how blessed I feel to have been given the honor of carrying forward this worthy vision of creating a more literate future for all our children. Every day of each year, BookSpring has been delivering books to children […]

BookSpring’s Literacy Partners

BookSpring is grateful for the ongoing partnerships with more than 150 organizations, agencies, nonprofits, schools and healthcare organizations to reach out to children through people they trust. To find out more about working with BookSpring…

Staff Members

email us (512) 472-1791 Phone Extensions: Communications Director 102 • Director of Finance and Operations 120 • Director of Development & Marketing 104 • Program Manager-Ed 110 • Program Manager-Go 101 •  Book & Supply Manager 111 • Executive Director 106 • Emily Ball Cicchini Executive Director Emily balances BookSpring’s vision for the future with […]

BookSpring builds early literacy in children and families through healthcare, education, and the community. You can, too!


BookSpring offers a Continuum of Literacy Programs designed to reach children from birth through age 12 by building an active and supportive communities of readers. We offer these programs through three partner areas: Healthcare (Rx), Education (Ed), and Community-based Organizations (Go). We reach children and families where they live, work, and play through professionals that […]

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