Dedicated to the fight for a more literate Maine, Maine Reads provides meaningful programs that teach reading, encourage literacy and celebrate Maine’s rich literary heritage.
Maine Reads works to:
- Offer educational and informational activities including author visits to increase and teach reading/literacy;
- Foster and promote collaboration for literacy agencies and programs across the state;
- Increase public awareness of literacy outreach programming available throughout the state of Maine;
- Connect Maine’s literacy outreach organizations;
- Obtain and make funding available to libraries and other nonprofits for literacy outreach.