Improving Lives Through the Power Of Literacy


Children need access to books at home in order to develop strong literacy skills. My Home Library inspires readers by helping them build their very own home library.


Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton to headline the 2019 Power of Literacy Luncheon hosted by the Ladies for Literacy Guild. is Houston’s go-to website to search and sign up for volunteer opportunities focused on literacy in more than 40 libraries, schools, and community nonprofits.

The Guild hosts the annual Power of Literacy Luncheon and an annual book drive, and champions the Curiosity Cruiser in partnership with the Harris County Public Library.

The Young Professionals Group engages the next generation of Houston’s leaders in the literacy cause through volunteer activities and networking events.


The interactive map enables you to see where children have been provided books through various programs, including our My Home Library program, by demographic variables, school district, neighborhood, city council or county boundaries, and more!


This comprehensive report details our 2018 financials and highlights our programs and initiatives to honor the living legacy of former First Lady Barbara Bush.


“If you help a person to read,
then their opportunities
in life will be endless.”
— First Lady Barbara Bush