“The more books the better. It’s that simple.”
The University of Chicago’s My Very Own Library program is a PreK – 8 literacy initiative that focuses on bolstering literacy and fostering a love of reading by empowering students to build their very own home libraries.
My Very Own Library is an international literacy program dedicated to fostering a lifelong love of reading in children at an early age while strengthening their literacy skills and helping them to build their very own home libraries. My Very Own Library works in coordination with local non-profit organizations in under-resourced schools in 7 locations internationally.
Since its inception My Very Own Library has created a sustainable model for transforming childhood literacy in underserved communities.
Since 2011- and growing!
in 7 communities, worldwide!
University of Chicago – Chicago Public Schools
UChicago Charter School
United Way of Greater Newark
Making Waves™ Foundation
STATE OF DELAWARE
United Way of Delaware
United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County
KANSAS CITY, MO
United Way of Greater Kansas City