early literacy

Modern Woodmen Magazine features the Bookmobile

We were thrilled to be featured in the spring 2023 issue of Modern Woodmen magazine as part of their 2023 national focus on "Raising Readers." Modern Woodmen magazine goes out to more than 800,000 people across the United States. You can access the entire article using this link: How to [...]

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Reading to Go Places bolsters childhood literacy across Bartow

Kim Dennis, left, and Valerie Gilreath founded Reading to Go Places in 2017. Since its inception, the literary outreach has supplied more than 30,000 new books to local children to help strengthen their home libraries. RANDY PARKER/THE DAILY TRIBUNE NEWS  ‘INVALUABLE RESOURCE’  Posted Friday, January 6, 2023 4:26 pm  BY MARIE NESMITH  For [...]

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December 2022 Newsletter

The December newsletter features highlights from the United Way Cardboard Boat Race, Bookmobile visits to Fall Festivals at Cloverleaf and Clear Creek Elementary schools, Reading Between the Wines fundraiser total, upcoming dates to remember, and suggestions for how you can continue to support our mission of increasing literacy by increasing [...]

By |2022-12-06T09:37:04-05:00December 6th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on December 2022 Newsletter


Cardboard Boat Race Launches United Way Campaign Photo credit: Sharon Fuente, Lifesong Photography Posted Friday, September 2, 2022 3:56 pm BY MARIE NESMITH The Daily Tribune News For Carla Mahan, seeing her husband dressed as a Disney character while steering a makeshift raft surprisingly was not the only extraordinary happening at Pine Acres [...]

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United Way’s second annual Cardboard Boat Race to set sail August 27th

Posted Monday, July 4, 2022 10:32 am BY MARIE NESMITH Calling the inaugural benefit the “breakout event of the year,” Valerie Gilreath is looking forward to United Way of Bartow County’s second annual Cardboard Boat Race. Set for Aug. 27, the offering will raise awareness and funds for Love Travels [...]

By |2022-07-07T15:38:51-04:00July 7th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on United Way’s second annual Cardboard Boat Race to set sail August 27th

June 2022 Newsletter

June's newsletter features pictures from our March to May stops and events, including pre-k summer reading bundle distribution, the Black History Parade, and afterschool visits, details about the upcoming 2nd Annual United Way Cardboard Boat Race, Everybunny Loves Reading fundraiser totals, AND MORE! We hope you enjoy this glimpse into [...]

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February 2022 Newsletter

This month's newsletter features photos and totals from Hope for Christmas, the launch of our spring fundraiser "Everybunny Loves Reading," upcoming dates to remember, a sad goodbye to Program Assistant Lauren, recognition of a new annual sponsor, and thank yous to all our sponsors and partners. We hope you enjoy [...]

By |2022-02-18T12:18:17-05:00February 18th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on February 2022 Newsletter

November 2021 Newsletter

This month's newsletter features photos from fall festival book giveaways, details of our #GivingTuesday campaign, totals from the Reading Between the Wines fundraising event, donor and sponsor "thank yous," and upcoming dates to remember. Take a look at what we've been up to! READ IT HERE: November 2021 Newsletter

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October 2021 Newsletter

This newsletter is bursting at the seams with photos from recent events, including the Inaugural Cardboard Boat Race, Used Book Sale at Roselawn, and Serve Saturday at the Allatoona Resource Center. You'll also find upcoming dates to remember, volunteer sign-up, how to Adopt-a-Reader, and LOTS and LOTS of thank yous. [...]

By |2021-10-06T14:30:30-04:00October 6th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on October 2021 Newsletter

July 2021 Newsletter

This month, you'll find service numbers for April - June, upcoming dates to remember, our current needs list, "thank you" to the Cartersville Rotary Club, and lots of wonderful pictures from the summer program! You can also read about the Cardboard Boat Race event planned for August 28th. This partnership [...]

By |2021-07-21T16:21:59-04:00July 21st, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on July 2021 Newsletter
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