Teknor Apex team members prepare books for a family event.

Give the Gift of Literacy

  Give the gift of literacy by supporting Books Are Wings all year long! We are proud to announce the launch of our Sixth Annual Gift of Literacy Campaign, a commitment to community empowerment through building the libraries of local families. The Gift of Literacy Campaign will provide funding for Books Are Wings’ core mission of putting […]


Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15th to October 15th marks the period that each year Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month. The Library of Congress denotes this special month as a time to celebrate “…the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.” The dates of this month […]


Reading Robots at the 3rd Annual Healthy Living Community Event

A Day for Families, a NEW Type of Book Spot On Saturday, September 21st, The Empowerment Factory hosted the 3rd Annual Healthy Living Community Event at Elizabeth Baldwin Elementary in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Learn more about The Empowerment Factory here! This event is an annual community celebration for the families of Pawtucket and surrounding communities to learn […]


Give A Good Read Week

It’s easy to share your favorite book with the community! This week, from September 16th to the 22nd, Little Free Library is partnering with Good Reads to encourage you to share your favorite book with your local community. Little Free Library is celebrating their 10th birthday of supporting community based literacy access, just as a […]


Community Connections

When sharing our mission, events and daily activities, we strive to make our work accessible to all community members. Our newsletters are heading out into schools and to partner organizations and individuals this week, and they are tailored to support the audience they are addressing. We are proud to share two of our newsletters here, […]


Back to School Resources

Sharing Our Mission with Local Families With the official start of the school year less than a week away, many schools are having back to school carnivals, parents’ nights and kindergarten orientations. These events serve to bring families and educators together and build community within the school. These events also allow for parents and teachers […]