Open Books offers literacy programs for students across the Chicago area.
Programs
Open Books offers signature literacy programs for students from across Chicago. We're proud to serve thousands of students each year and look forward to working with many more.


Internships
Internships

Are you a passionate education enthusiast who loves working directly with youth? If so, you might be a great Open Books Literacy Intern. Find out more!


Summer Reading Bingo Challenge
Open Books is delighted to present
Summer Reading Bingo
Challenge 2014
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a customizable project for K-12 students.

Learn more and get started!

Open Books Buddies
Open Books Buddies

One-on-one reading with elementary school students.

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Volunteer Volunteer

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Adventures In Creative Writing  Field Trips
Adventures In Creative Writing

Nonfiction field trip writing workshops for 3rd - 12th graders.

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Volunteer Volunteer
Apply Sign Up (for teachers)

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ReadThenWrite
ReadThenWrite

An immersive reading, writing, and publishing experience for teenage authors.

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Volunteer Volunteer
Apply Sign Up (for teachers)


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Publishing Academy
Publishing Academy

At Open Books Publishing Academy, aspiring teen writers from across the city take part in a magical experience... that of writing and publishing their very own novel!

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Volunteer Volunteer


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Book Worm Angels
Book Worm Angels


The Book Worm Angels program at Open Books donates in-classroom lending libraries, grants of children’s books, and reading resource materials to schools and nonprofit partners across Chicago for students to enjoy and share with their families.


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Donate Books Donate Books


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StoryPort
StoryPort

StoryPort, our new online writing portal for K-12 students, will launch in late 2014. Learn more and sign up for progress updates!


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Open Books Buddies
Looking for information on VWrite?

Beginning in the fall of 2013, Open Books' VWrite program will transition into a ReadThenWrite strand focused on college writing and goal-setting for high school students.

Read more about our plans for the 2013-2014 school year and contact Program Director Anna Piepmeyer with further questions.



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