Rochester School Department

150 Wakefield Street - Suite #8
Rochester, New Hampshire 03867
phone 603.332.3678 - fax 603.335.7367

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Rochester Reads

Rochester Reads logoRochester Reads is a grassroots organization, whose dual mission is to ensure that:

  • every child is read to 20 minutes a day
  • every child be reading at or above grade level by the end of grade 3.

Rochester Reads operates under four guideline principles

  • Involve broadly
  • Support families
  • Operate lean
  • Stay focused

Rochester Reads participates in the following events to promote literacy in the community of Rochester:

  • Downtown Flag Display
  • National Night Out
  • City Halloween Party
  • Other Various Local Family Events

Book Distribution – Rochester Reads provides “gently used” books free to families attending any event.
We also have community sites where books are available for reading or taking including:

  • Rochester Police Department
  • Rochester Rec Center 2nd Floor (Free Library)
  • Rochester School Department Central Office
  • Gerry's Food Pantry

Rochester Reads meetings are held the first Tuesday of each month from 2:30-3:30pm in the Rose Room on the 2nd floor of the Rochester Public Library.
Upcoming meetings are: October 1, November 5, and December 3.
Please contact us if you are interested in joining the group!

Contact Information : rochesterreads@sau54.org