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Books for Educators Program

Madison Reading Project is dedicated to connecting educators with free books and literacy resources that reflect and support the unique identities of their students. Our Books For Educators Program provides teachers with high quality books to build diverse classroom libraries. 

Educators who work with children age birth to 18 in

Dane County can apply for this program one time per school year to receive 25 brand new books for classroom use.  To apply for our 2022-2023 school year program, click the button below. Applications are typically processed with in 7 business days:


Mark your calendars!  We will be hosting a book shopping event August 24th-27th in Madison, WI.  In addition to 25 new books, educators can select from a variety of additional second hand books and classroom materials thanks to our partnership with Madison Breakfast Rotary!

Help us ensure all kids feel represented by the reading material in their classrooms:

Purchase books from our

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Make a donation to our Books for Educators Program

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