Raising Readers in Story County
Helping Communities

Helping Communities

Build a foundation for language and literacy development in local children’s first 2,000 days.

HERE'S HOW
Making a Difference

Making a Difference

Our summer enrichment programs allow students to maintain or improve their reading skills

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Kids who read, succeed!

Kids who read, succeed!

Giving books that build vocabulary, literacy skills, curiosity and an understanding of the world.

HERE'S HOW

Our Mission

The mission of RRSC is to improve language and literacy development in children from birth to age eight and nurture healthy parent-child relationships.

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Our Successes

RRSC was honored to receive the 2015 Iowa Literacy Award from the Iowa Center for the Book and the Library of Congress for our work in  literacy.

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Annual Celebration

Join us on Thursday, September 29 at City Church (2400 Oakwood Road, Ames 50014) as we celebrate another wonderful year of RRSC families and programs!

Our program will celebrate the partnerships that make Raising Readers in Story County possible and share how families in Story County were reached by our programs this past year

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K-3 Reading Buddies

 K-3 Reading Buddies is a FREE 6-week program for children entering kindergarten through finishing 3rd grade. Every child signed up will be paired with a trained reading tutor and will meet twice per week to receive personalized reading sessions. These 45 minutes sessions are held at convenient, supervised sites throughout the Ames community.

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