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Books and Yoga with Raaga

Books and Yoga with Raaga

Book drives are a great way to engage your family, friends, neighbors, or colleagues in a low effort project with maximum impact for families in Central Texas. Spurthi Kodkani and Hetal Matta are two prime examples of members of our community combining their passion and interests to support BookSpring in ...
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Children’s Book Recommendations for Mardi Gras!

Children’s Book Recommendations for Mardi Gras!

By: AuntieCam, Guest Blogger  As March gets underway, many communities will celebrate Fat Tuesday, the last day before the Christian season of Lent.  Those in Texas may be most familiar with Mardi Gras, an event most often associated with New Orleans, but the same day is referred to as Carnival ...
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Librarians are Superheroes

Librarians are Superheroes

Dobie Pre-Kindergarten Librarian Alexia Haywood, in front of her newest bulletin board, holding two of her favorite books. By: Kara Hooper/ Guest Blogger  “Oh, I am so glad that you are here,” said Dobie Pre-Kindergarten Center librarian Alexia Haywood in a chipper, enthusiastic voice. “I can’t wait to get started ...
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Children’s Book Recommendations for Sharing Love

Children’s Book Recommendations for Sharing Love

By: AuntieCam, Guest Blogger  It is time to celebrate our love of books with books about love. As a proud “Auntie” to many children, I make it a point to shower them with books, particularly those that help them grow their emotional muscles, feel reassured that my love for them ...
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Horseback riding improves reading skills

Horseback riding improves reading skills

By: Nicky and Sam Ellis - Guest Bloggers of Horse Foals Man and horse have shared a strong bond for thousands of years. Horses are very friendly and one of the gentlest animals. Despite their size and height, most horses have an inherently kind temperament. Many specialists from the equestrian discipline and ...
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Literacy advocates provide “Happily Ever After’s”

Photo by: LenzMazter Studios Austin’s early literacy advocates step up to provide “Happily Ever After’s” for local children. Community and business leaders raised over $112,000 in support of BookSpring’s early literacy programs at the 6th Annual Storybook Heroes Luncheon on Friday, April 6 at the Renaissance Austin Hotel. Grammy nominee and ...
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BookSpring 2017 Luncheon Provides 8000 Books

BookSpring hosted its annual luncheon on April 21 at the Westwood Country Club. Its charming early 1900’s architecture, hand painted ceiling, and Mexican title floors set the ideal ambience for the 119 BookSpring guests. Total amount raised was nearly $20,000, representing over 8000 new children's books for Central Texas families ...
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Austin Reads Aloud with BookSpring

Austin Reads Aloud with BookSpring

Councilwoman Ora Houston loved her time at Houston Elementary! For the second year in a row, BookSpring is reaching out to area business and civic leaders to promote the value of reading for all children on November 18, 2016. Spanning the entire Greater Austin area, schools will host guest readers ...
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Lynda Johnson Robb to speak at 2015 Storybook Heroes Luncheon

Lynda Johnson Robb to speak at 2015 Storybook Heroes Luncheon

We are excited to announce that our 2015 Storybook Heroes Luncheon...in the Hundred Acre Wood will feature guest speaker Lynda Johnson Robb. Join us for this special event Wednesday, May 6, at the Radisson Hotel & Suites Austin Downtown, 111 E. Cesar Chavez. We are celebrating 40 years of reading ...
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Janelle reads to her daughter

A picture paints a thousand words

Submitted by: Janelle Nichols, Guest Blogger The phrase, “A picture paints a thousand words, “ is one that definitely applies in my case. In the picture you see a mother and daughter lying in bed reading. What you don’t see is the bond that is being created through this special ...
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Madeleine with Books

Fan Pick: Adam Rubin and Daniel Salmieri

Submitted by: Lisa Moore, Junior League Community Volunteer and Guest Blogger My daughter Madeline loves books. We spend a lot of time reading, rereading and reading books again and again. When thinking of a favorite author, for both Madeline and me, I thought about which book didn't invoke a sense ...
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Summer Reading Program with BookSpring + AISD

Summer Reading Program with BookSpring + AISD

Submitted by Jill González Director of Programs  This year, Austin Independent School District (AISD) will hold summer library programs at 22 campuses. 13 of these schools are active in BookSpring’s Reading is Fundamental (RIF) program. BookSpring recently held a Book-Give-Away for librarians at these campuses, giving out over 3,000 books ...
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Bookspring Storybook Heroes Luncheon (2013)

Bookspring Storybook Heroes Luncheon (2013)

BookSpring's Inaugural Storybook Heroes Luncheon Concludes with a Storybook Ending Rep. Mark Strama, Texas House of Representatives, Keynote Speaker Judge Amy Clark Meachum 201st Judicial District Civil Court, Travis County; BookSpring Board President Cliff Collier, General Manager, Howdy Honda; Presenting Sponsor BookSpring launched its inaugural Storybook Heroes Luncheon at St ...
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