Rochester 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 : firstname.lastname@example.org