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Wanted: Healthcare Professionals Who Care About Academic Success

Social science research shows a statistically significant correlation between the size of home libraries and children’s future academic success. According to Unite for Literacy’s book desert map, which analyzes variables including income, ethnicity, geography and languages, at least… Read More

New Study on Book Gifting for Babies

By Emily Ball Cicchini, Executive Director The tradition of book gifting, which includes bookmobiles, little free libraries, organizations such as Reading is Fundamental and Reach Out and Read, and many other interventions and social programs have been studied… Read More

Targeting Summer Slide with New Program

Photos by Tyler Schmitt / The Mill Photography BookSpring is excited to announce the launch of Summer Success, a new full-scale program designed to address the widespread drop in reading skills that occurs in economically disadvantaged elementary students over… Read More

Giving Back Year Round

By Lori Butler, The Junior League of Austin In this month of sharing thanks and giving back, I pride myself on being able to accomplish this year round as an active member of The Junior League. Fortunately, this… Read More

Knitting for Literacy

Knitting, Literacy

Combining our passions in a deliberate manner leads to maximum community impact! Helen Cordes is a prime example of this. Helen first connected with BookSpring last year when she graciously selected BookSpring as the recipient of sales from… Read More