My Very Own Library

2018-2019 MVOL School Orientations

MVOL partner schools are gearing up to support their book fair events this 2018-2019 school year! Here’s a sneak peak at 

orientation with Newark Public Schools and Scholastic Book Fairs.

MVOL 2018 Awards Breakfast

MVOL 2018 Awards Breakfast

The United Way of Essex and West Hudson was proud to host this year’s 2nd annual MVOL All Star Reader Banquet, where we honored 31 outstanding readers from Newark Public Schools in the My Very Own Library program. An extra special thank you to Superintendent Elect, Roger Leon, and all of the parents, family members, Principals, My Very Own Library Coordinators, and representatives from Newark Public Schools who helped us honor these exceptional readers! #AllStarReaders#UWEWHLiteracy

MVOL International Book Share 2018

MVOL International Book Share 2018

On June 19, 2018 The United Way of Essex and West Hudson proudly supported the first My Very Own Library International Book Share in Newark, NJ.  Students from South 17th Street School in Newark, NJ generously donated books from their My Very Own Library home libraries to students at Abraham Lincoln School in San Juan, Puerto Rico! Book reviews, and special “book club key” all play an extra special role in this initiative!

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