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Volunteer With Us!

To support distance learning efforts, Books Are Wings created the Book Bag Project in order to serve the entire state while schools are not able to support in-person programming. The Book Bag Project is a new way to ensure that all children in Rhode Island have access to books. Everything is packed and sealed for […]

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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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Back to School

We’re here to help parents and teachers through these unprecedented times! As the summer comes to a close, teachers are welcoming students back to both the classroom and the computer screen. Some parents are choosing to home-school. With all of the changes taking place throughout the state, parents and teachers can rest assured that Books Are […]

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Three tips to read with your children at home

A few weeks ago our executive director Jocelynn White was the guest speaker for the United Way of Rhode Island’s Community First Conversations with UWRI’s president and CEO Cortney Nicolato. (The conversation took place live on their Facebook page where viewers can watch the entire recorded conversation.) Books Are Wings partners with UWRI for our […]

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Storywalking

          Story Walking begins when we step outside into green space. The magic of story walking can happen in a park, a community garden or a cemetery. It can happen on a tree-lined city street, a woodland trail or a bike path. This is where we connect with Nature, and the secret to entering into the […]

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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 […]