An Unprecedented Network

Powering Read by 4th’s efforts to double the number of children reading at grade level by 4th grade by 2020 is a partnership network managed by the Free Library of Philadelphia that’s unprecedented both in number and diversity. Visit our partner application page to learn more about our partner networks beliefs and commitments.

At last count, 104 organizations have signed up to make sure all Philadelphia children have the best shot at success in school and life by helping each one of them reach the read-by-4th milestone.

We are parents, relatives, neighbors, teachers, researchers, pediatricians, literacy specialists, community organizers, faith leaders, camp counselors, after-school program providers, neighborhood shop owners—virtually anyone who cares about and can connect with, children and their families. Find out how you can help.