Prescribe a Book. Change a Life.
* If you would like to donate to Reach Out and Read
Massachusetts, please be sure to make a note specifiying that you
would like your donation to stay in Massachusetts in the
"Additional Comments" box. Thank you!
Donate and Deliver Books
In addition to giving new books to children, Reach Out and Read
MA helps give gently-used books to Sites to create literacy-rich
waiting rooms, hand out to siblings, and have on hand for sick
Children are encouraged to bring home used books to build their
home libraries, and further their exposure to books and reading. By
expanding home libraries, Reach Out and Read MA is helping to
ensure that children are better prepared for school.
Individuals and groups can help by organizing used book drives
in their communities. Book drives are easy to organize and execute,
and they have a large impact. There are 254 Reach Out and Read
Sites around Massachusetts that could benefit from the donation of
If you would like to learn more about planning a book drive,
please contact the appropriate Regional
Coordinator for your area. Here is a list
of books for children birth-5 years-old for reference.
Become a Reach Out and Read Program
Thank you for your interest in becoming a Reach Out and Read
program. We are always looking for new practices to join our
The first step to becoming a Reach Out and Read program is to
complete our online application. Our online application can
be found here. Apply now!