Summer Reading

How To Bring A Storybook Trail To Your Community

How To Bring A Storybook Trail To Your Community

Through our Storybook Trail program, we partner with Tennessee State Parks Conservancy, city parks and outdoor areas to create enriching outdoor reading experiences for children and families to connect literacy with a fun, physical activity. Our role is to amplify the...

Visit a Storybook Trail: Program Map

Visit a Storybook Trail: Program Map

Our Storybook Trail program now includes 35 trails in Tennessee, including locations at 19 state parks. Below is a list and map for each location.   Current Trails John Barnes Park Heritage Park Donaldson Park Fred Deadman Park E.G. Fisher Public Library Wetlands...

Book Bus Grants– Application Available Late Spring 2022

Book Bus Grants– Application Available Late Spring 2022

Through our Book Bus program, we partner with school systems and fellow nonprofits to create mobile libraries that provide children and families with access to high-quality resources. Our role is to amplify the Book Bus program by providing our grantees with financial...

Locate a Book Bus: Program Map

Locate a Book Bus: Program Map

Our Book Bus program now includes eleven active buses with seven more coming soon. Below is a list and a map of active and coming soon programs. Active Book Buses Bledsoe County SchoolsCampbell County Schools“R.E.A.D.S. Bus” Carter County Schools“Betsy Book Bus”...

Book Bus Marketing Toolkit (Graphics, Accordion)

Book Bus Marketing Toolkit (Graphics, Accordion)

In expanding the Book Bus program, we do have branding guidelines and marketing requirements to ensure proper recognition of Governor’s Early Literacy Foundation and our funding partners and to ensure that bus design is consistent statewide. Our Communications...

K-3 Summer Reading Marketing Toolkit (Flyers, Graphics, Language)

K-3 Summer Reading Marketing Toolkit (Flyers, Graphics, Language)

As part of our K-3 Summer Reading pilot, we provide rising first through third graders in participating school districts with books and resources delivered to their mailbox over the summer. Below is a link to our K-3 Summer Reading Marketing Toolkit, which includes...

K-3 Summer Pilot Book List: Suggestions & Activities

K-3 Summer Pilot Book List: Suggestions & Activities

As part of our K-3 Summer Reading pilot, we provide rising first through third graders in participating school districts with books and resources delivered to their mailbox over the summer. This program was launched in 2020, piloting a Summer Collection from Dolly...

GELF Annual Reports

GELF Annual Reports

Below are links to Governor’s Early Literacy Foundation’s previous Annual Reports and Year in Review that highlight fiscal year growth. FY2019 Year in Review FY2018 Annual Report FY2017 Annual Report