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.

National Celebration of Reading

Date: June 09, 2016

Location: Library of Congress – Washington, DC

Join us as we celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Signing of the National Literacy Act, and enjoy an entertaining evening featuring best-selling authors benefiting family literacy programs of the Barbara Bush Foundation.


Maine 8th Annual Literacy Connections Conference

Date: March 31, 2016

Location: Thomas College, Waterville, ME

Join us for a day-long conference focused on literacy.


The Future is Here for Early Learning: One-Day Summit

Date: January 26, 2016

Location: Kravis Center Ballroom - West Palm Beach, Florida

Join us as we discuss how today’s early childhood teachers are putting research into daily practice and creating amazing learning opportunities.


Celebration of Reading in Dallas/Ft Worth

Date: Coming soon

Location: Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center (Dallas, Texas)

An entertaining evening featuring best-selling authors benefiting programs of the Foundation, including Teen Trendsetters and family literacy programs.


Celebration of Reading in Florida

Date: February 05, 2016

Location: The Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa - Bonita Springs, Florida

Save the date for the Celebration of Reading in Florida on Feb. 5, 2016!


Houston – A Celebration of Reading

Date: April 21, 2016

Location: Hobby Center

Hosted by our sister organization, the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation, the Celebration of Reading supports the Houston Blueprint for Community Action and funding for literacy programs.


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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.