Adopt a School

Adopt a School

The 2017 Adopt a School program is closed!

Thank you to everyone who supported a participating school! Together we are putting libraries back at the heart of schools.
We will be announcing the amount raised for each participating school in the next couple of weeks, so check back soon!
Check out the Story Contest Winners!

By mid-November, we will have applications for our Love of Reading Literacy Fund grant program available at

Through our Literacy Fund grant program, your school could share in $1.5 million for new books!

Recent News

That’s a wrap for the 2017 Adopt a School program!

Adopt a School October 09, 2017

Wow! Over the last three weeks, communities across Canada have had shown their passion and commitment for literacy, sharing their stories, making generous donations and showing some love by “hearting” stories. By participating in this program, supporters have pledged their support to...

Supporting A School With Stories

Adopt a School September 27, 2017

We’re halfway through the Adopt a School campaign and are so thrilled to see the support pouring in across Canada to help high needs elementary schools get books for their libraries. We have had over 45,000 books donated so far, which is absolutely incredible! The stories submitted throug...

Welcome to Adopt a School!

Adopt a School September 14, 2017

We are so excited to get the Adopt a School program off and running for its 9th year!  This year, there are over 550 schools signed up for Adopt a School from across Canada with more than 185,000 total students registered to participate in the program.  There are two ways you can help...

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