Improving Lives Through the Power Of Literacy


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My home library

Access to books in the home is essential for children to develop strong literacy skills. My Home Library inspires readers by helping them build their very own home library.

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curiosity cruiser

Curiosity Cruiser is a state-of-the-art mobile library that delivers books and innovative educational programs integrating reading with science, math, technology, writing, and the arts to children.

The Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation and The Laura Bush Foundation have united to help families regain a sense of normalcy following the devastation caused by hurricane season.

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The Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation and The Laura Bush Foundation have united to help families regain a sense of normalcy following the devastation caused by hurricane season.

 
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a celebration of reading

This signature event hosted by the Bush family raises funds to carry forth Mrs. Barbara Bush’s legacy and advance our mission. Bestselling authors and notable entertainers help to make this one of Houston’s top charitable events.

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Connect4Literacy.org


Volunteers change lives. Connect4Literacy.org is Houston’s go-to website to search and sign up for volunteer opportunities in more than 40 libraries, schools and community nonprofits focused on literacy.

 

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“If you help a person to read, then their opportunities in life will be endless.”
— FIRST LADY BARBARA BUSH

make literacy your legacy

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Ladies for literacy guild

A dynamic group of women committed to carrying forth Mrs. Bush’s legacy, this auxiliary group hosts the annual Power of Literacy Luncheon, an annual book drive and champions the Curiosity Cruiser in partnership with the Harris County Public Library.

       

Young Professionals Group

Comprised of service-minded individuals who are eager to make a difference in the lives of children, this organization engages the next generation of Houston’s leaders in the literacy cause through volunteer activities and networking events, including the annual Jungle Book Gala.