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Keller Williams Realty International’s Legacy of Literacy

Keller Williams Realty International

BookSpring staff and partners have become accustomed to eagerly anticipating the second Thursday in May!  Keller Williams Realty International (KWRI) is partnering with BookSpring for the fifth year in a row for their annual worldwide day of service,… Read More

Austin High takes 20 by 2020 challenge

20 books by 2020

By: Zachary Krakauer Ganz and Lydia Heisel  In this digital age, some teens might not consider a book drive to be a “novel” idea. But for a group of five sophomores in Austin High School’s Global Studies program,… Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Wayne Glander celebrates 10 years!

By Amanda Shaver, Community Partner Manager Wayne Glander, or “Justin Beaver” as he is known to the students he encounters while driving around town delivering books, has been instrumental to BookSpring’s literacy efforts in the community for the… Read More

Read-A-Thon Art Contest Winner

The Girls’ School of Austin Art Director Nancy Hoover and Caroline “Coco” Sutherland During the fall, BookSpring launched its annual search for the 2018 Read-A-Thon logo through the community-wide art contest for children in elementary and middle schools. Caroline… Read More

My Summer with BookSpring

By: Gauri Dhruva, BookSpringGo Volunteer  Signing up to be a Community Reader through BookSpring was a unique experience and I am very glad I got to be a part of it. I will admit that in the beginning,… Read More

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

Go: Building Communities with Books

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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