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Looking Ahead to 2020 and 20 Books in Central Texas homes

Display SMART Goals for the year

This coming “hindsite” year promises to be landmark one for BookSpring and for all the partners and families with children we serve. There is a reawakening about the importance of reading in our lives.  People are thinking about… Read More

End of Summer Must Reads

By Lorena Koppel: Volunteer Summer is almost over but you can still spend your weekends relaxing and enjoying a great book! If you loved the Percy Jackson series by Rick Riordan, and are looking for similar reads to… Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Toni O’Dowd

Volunteer Spotlight

Toni O’ Dowd is a retired elementary school principal from the Dallas area with over 15 years of educational experience. As a principal, she utilized books and story-time as a means of calming students having a difficult day…. Read More

Summer Reading Enriches Future Academic Success

It is no mystery that summer break can result in an exponential loss of academic skills or the “summer slide.” Research conducted by John Hopkins’ sociology Professor Karl Alexander shows that low-income youth suffer significantly from a loss… Read More

How Long Will I Love Harry Potter? Always.

A full set of Harry Potter Books

By Ashley Haustein Like many 30-year-olds, I grew up loving Harry Potter. The magical Hogwarts castle, professors who could turn into cats, and flying broomsticks captured me in a way no other story did. Last summer, my book… Read More