This form is for programs serving children and their families in Connecticut such as: center-based child-care; education and school; health care; and religious, nonprofit and community organizations.
We provide free books to Connecticut-based programs. They can be picked up at no cost at our Branford office or delivered within the state for a $10 fee, which must be paid in advance. We do not provide books out of state.
Please plan well ahead for your book requests. It can take from four to six weeks from the time of your request to the time of book delivery or pick-up.
If you are requesting books for a family in Connecticut, please see our Family Book Request Form. If you are a home child-care provider in Connecticut, please see our Home Child-Care Provider Book Request Form.
In keeping with our mission, books from Read to Grow should be given directly to children to take home and keep. We do not provide books to build lending libraries or for curricula support.
With the Program Book Request Form, you can choose to receive free books for your program in one of two ways:
- By pickup Monday–Friday, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the Read to Grow office: 53 School Ground Road, Branford, CT. You must arrange with our office at 203.488.6800 to schedule a pick-up time.
- By delivery for a pre-paid fee of $10. As presented in the form, payment can be by check or by payment card.
If you have questions, please call our office at: 203.488.6800, or email to: email@example.com.