Reading Promise

Read by 4th is a citywide coalition of parents and partners making the promise to protect every child’s right to read.

Share your promise! 

Share your promise to the children of Philadelphia using #ReadingPromise on Instagram or Twitter. Remember to tag us (@Readby4th)


Looking for ways to carry out your promise?

Share More than the Story

Check out our active reading videos to learn how to make the most out of story time! 

Cherish Your Words

Text Readby4th to 70138 to sign up for Ready4K. Receive free weekly text messages with easy tips on how to boost your child’s learning. 

Discover What You Like

Visit your local library to help your child find books they’ll love, all summer long.

Join the Campaign!

Attend a Reading Captains training

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Contact Abby Thaker with any questions