Reading Books in Library

Get Involved

Our coalition is comprised of literacy advocates from schools, libraries, non-profits, publishers, authors / illustrators, the private sector, universities, professional organizations, and many others. We are united by the common goal of increasing book access, creating lifelong readers, and improving the literacy landscape for American children.

Membership

Become a Member

Membership is open to all; to become a member, use the button below for tax deductible donations. Memberships are yearly, and should be renewed at the start of each calendar year. All levels of membership provide access to the 'For Members' Page. If you or your organization is experiencing financial hardship, please reach out to us.

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Your tax-deductible membership fee provides access to the following benefits...

  • Access to password-protected digital resources

  • A network of mentors, collaborators, and colleagues 

  • Priority for event registration 

  • Social media shout outs

  • Invites to member meetups at frequently attended events (e.g. ILA, ALA, etc)

  • Priority invitations to present at CLE events and other relevant conferences

  • Monthly virtual think tank meetings

  • Listings of grants, conferences, talks, events, etc.

  • Highlights of your program / work on social media and CLE blog

  • And other resources, benefits, and collaborations to expand your network and connect to other literacy advocates

For Members....

Design Book

We are eager to highlight the work of our literacy colleagues across the country in our blog. Please use this Google form if you’d like to be featured! 

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Showcase Your Organization

We are eager to highlight the work of our literacy colleagues across the country in our blog. Please use this Google form if you’d like to be featured! 

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Sponsorship & Support

Our work is not possible without your generous support.  We are also currently raising funds for ongoing projects and programming, including our annual conference and a growing list of programming. 

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Purchase Power

Check out this literacy-related swag, with all proceeds going towards book access and literacy-related causes. Here are some of our favorites.