Events

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.

It’s Our 25th Anniversary – A Year Long Celebration

Date: Coming soon

Location: America

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. In March, the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy commenced a year-long celebration of its 25th anniversary, […]


Celebration of Reading in Dallas/Ft. Worth

Date: October 06, 2014

Location: Meyerson Symphony Center – Dallas

Invitations for the October 6th Celebration of Reading in Dallas will be mailed soon. Tickets are available for purchase online now. Mandi and George P. Bush and Laura Bush are thrilled with the author lineup including Brad Meltzer, Kelly Corrigan, Eric Draper, Emily Giffin and Gary Haugen.  Please plan to join us!


Celebration of Reading in Florida, 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.


Houston Celebration of Reading 20th Anniversary – A Great Success!

Date: April 23, 2015

Location: The Hobby Center- Houston, Texas

SAVE THE DATE! Celebrate reading by spending a warm and engaging evening with Maria and Neil Bush and other members of the Bush family in Houston.


What We Do

We prepare children for school and help their parents improve their literacy skills by providing access to high-quality family literacy programs nationwide.