The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy hosts and participates in events, conferences and trainings throughout the year to support family literacy efforts across the nation. Here are some of the events we have coming up.
Date: March 06, 2014
Location: Coming soon
In 1989, then First Lady Barbara Bush launched her national nonprofit before a gathering of educators and leaders who helped to shape what would become her enduring legacy – helping children and their parents read and learn together. On March 6, the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy commenced a year-long celebration of its 25th […]
Maine Literacy Connections Conference
Date: April 03, 2014
Location: Waterville, ME
Click the link above to view the conference program for details and workshop information.
For further information call Becky Dyer at 207-441-9965 or email Becky.Dyer@barbarabush.org.
Houston Celebration Of Reading 20th Anniversary
Date: April 24, 2014
Location: The Hobby Center- Houston, Texas
Celebrate reading by spending a warm and engaging evening with Maria and Neil Bush and other members of the Bush family as they will be celebrating the 20th Anniversary of this popular event and honoring the 25th Anniversary of the founding of the Barbara Bush Foundation. The evening will feature readings by best-selling authors Eric Blehm, John Grisham, Christina Baker Kline and Walter Isaacson, as well as other authors to be announced.
Dallas/Ft. Worth Celebration of Reading
Date: October 06, 2014
Location: Meyerson Symphony Center – Dallas
Save the date for Monday, October 6, 2014 for our next Celebration in Dallas. Author announcements and more details coming soon. Be sure to take a look at the photos from our successful 2013 event.
Florida Celebration of Reading 2014 – A great success!
Date: February 13, 2015
Location: The Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa - Bonita Springs, Florida
What a grand Celebration of Reading we had with our hosts former Governor Jeb Bush and Columba Bush, along with celebrity and best-selling authors including Teri Hatcher, Eric Draper, Debbie Macomber and Mary Pope Osborne.