BookSpring Archives | BookSpring
nursery books

Volunteer Spotlight: Literacy First

Literacy First is an esteemed AmeriCorps program in the Austin community. Since 1994, Literacy First has worked to ensure that children in Central Texas are successful readers before third grade. Not only do these AmeriCorps members provide intensive… Read More

BookSpringGo building communities with books

HACA

By Mariela Rodriguez: BookSpringGo Director When children and youth reach their full potential, the community flourishes. A sense of community is the foundation by which many lives will be shaped across Central Texas. “It takes a village” or so… Read More

New Reading Program Shows Promising Results

BookSpring has just completed preliminary evaluation of the pilot Read For Success program in Central Texas and the results are very encouraging. The program is designed to reduce the summer slide, a phenomenon where children’s academic skills, including… Read More

Book People summer kickoff!

Mark your calendar for Saturday, June 17th! Book People, Austin Allies, AISD, and BookSpring are kicking off the summer reading season! Join the First Zilker Theatre Productions’ cast of this summer’s musical, The Wizard of Oz, for a special storytime and oz-themed… Read More

Kickoff the Summer with Free Music and Fun!

Parents, caregivers, aunts, uncles, and grandparents: BookSpring wants you and your family to celebrate readers of all ages and get ready for your summer reading with a fun family event! Join us on Saturday, May 13 from 2-4… Read More