#GivingTuesday 2020

This #GivingTuesday, give to Books Are Wings and help us to continue the Book Bag Project and develop accompanying online literacy resources for families. We’ve been working hard to build partnerships with local nonprofits and school districts, getting books out along with food and other emergency resources. Reading and access to books is a right, […]


Friends Of Libraries Week

October 18-24 is National Friends of Libraries week! Access to books is critical for children. According to the Department of Education’s study Access to Reading Materials, “While less than 15 percent of students with between 0 and 10 books scored proficient in 2015, 50 percent of students with more than 100 books did. The data and research are clear […]

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7th Annual Gift of Literacy Goes Virtual!

Books Are Wings invites you to join us in giving the gift of literacy. The Gift of Literacy Campaign extends from 10/1 to 12/31, and provides essential funds for programs that build children’s opportunity, desire and passion to read. With a goal of raising $20,000 through sponsorships and individual donor gifts, our annual Gift of Literacy Campaign will provide funding for Books […]

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Book Bag Project Update

To support distance learning efforts, Books Are Wings created the Book Bag Project, a project that is able to serve the entire state community while our regular programming is suspended. In the process, our dedicated team of staff, volunteers and partner organizations have created a new way for Books Are Wings to support the community. […]

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Read to Celebrate Pride Month!

June is Pride month. This month celebrates the amazing contributions of the LGBTQI+ community, while also acknowledging the struggles, discrimination and violence they have faced in the fight for equality. On their website, GLADD shares that “The majority of Pride events are held in June to commemorate the anniversary of the Stonewall Rebellion in New […]

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New Summer Books

Summer is just around the corner, and school will be wrapping up in a few short weeks. The summer provides lots of opportunities for trying new activities, spending time outdoors and reading the latest books and novels. Libraries are opening back up for in-person browsing later in the summer, but many are already doing curb-side […]