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Bringing the families of Chemung Valley together
one book at a time

Book Fest 2019 was March 2, 2019 check out the many activities!!!

Cartoon of boy reading a red book with love. Links to the Give Books page

Cartoon of boy reading a red book with love. Links to the Give Books page

Baby with Read to me t-shirt

Baby with Read to me t-shirt

Mother and father reading Chicken Little to their three children

Mother and father reading Chicken Little to their three children

Twin two-year-old girls “reading” Ada Twist and Big Hair Don’t Care

Twin two-year-old girls “reading” Ada Twist and Big Hair Don’t Care

Get Involved

Family Reading Partnership of Chemung Valley (FRPCV) is a non-profit run solely by volunteers. If you would like to give books, become a volunteer, give a donation, or learn about our many programs, please check out the button links below!

We always need books! Find out how to donate new or gently used books to the Bright Red Bookshelf.

Become a reader, help sort through books, help with Book Fest, distribute books, lend a hand at the Traveling Bright Red Bookshelf, and more!

Help support the Family Reading Partnership of Chemung Valley. One hundred percent of donations go toward encouraging literacy in our community.

From birth through intermediate school age, Family Reading Partnership strives to support literacy through our many programs: Books at Birth, Traveling Books, Book Fest, Bright Red Bookshelf, Reach Out and Read, Read to Me Banners, and Read for the Record. 

Our Mission

Family Reading Partnership of Chemung Valley provides books and literacy outreach programs to children and their families. We commit ourselves to fostering a community in which all people experience the joy of reading as part of everyday life.

Our programs bring reading into the lives of children and families from infancy through school years. Join our quest to build a community of life-long learners.