Partners

Kids With Faces in Books

Partners make us strong, with over 200 organizations, agencies, nonprofits, schools, and healthcare organizations sharing the joy and benefits of books with children and families across Central Texas.  For information about becoming a BookSpring partner, please see programsFor more information or say hello, contact Program Director Shannon Thorne, shannon@bookspring.org at 512 472-1791 x 110.

BookSpring will continue to offer a Continuum of Literacy Programs designed to reach children from birth through age 12 by building an active and supportive community 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 like you that they know and trust.

BookSpring has distributed tens of thousands of books all over Austin and surrounding areas. With your support, you will help ensure that every child in Austin will arrive at kindergarten with the skills they need to learn to read and succeed in school!

Let’s, Partner

Bring BookSpring Programs to the Children and Families You Serve

Suppose you are a community leader, school librarian, teacher, principal, pediatrician, medical professional, or childcare provider interested in promoting literacy with the children and families you reach. In that case, we need your help to coordinate our programs for delivery at your location.

While most programs require some fee for participation, you can work with funders to underwrite your costs, and we sometimes have special discounts and opportunities for specific areas of need.  Applications are accepted on an annual cycle, and specific qualifications and restrictions apply.  Your involvement as a volunteer site coordinator is critical in developing a fully literate future together.  Please read more about BookSpringRx, BookSpringEd, and BookSpringGo, and contact the appropriate area partner manager to enroll for our partner services.

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