Local Teen Partners with Children’s Literacy Center to build Free Little Library

By Isabella Stone /The Gazette Tribune

Posted July 19, 2022

Tri-Lakes area teen Isabelle Stone partnered with the Children’s Literacy Center (CLC) of Colorado Springs to build a Little Free Library to be placed at the main office.

The 15-year-old enjoys volunteering at the CLC and decided to build the little library to enhance the children’s experience and further encourage a love of reading

Free lending library helps promote literacy in Southern Colorado

By Maggie Bryan   Posted July 7, 2022

KOAA News 5

COLORADO SPRINGS — 15-year-old Isabelle Stone hopes to start a new chapter in a child’s life. As part of a community outreach project through her American Heritage Girl’s troop, Stone planned, fund raised and built a community lending library for young readers in the area.

AROUND TOWN: Children’s Literacy Center Vintner Dinner helps support reading tutor program for youngsters

By Linda Navarro

The Gazette

A black-tie vintner dinner for 255 at The Broadmoor on Oct. 26 will help hundreds of Colorado children with their reading, raising pledges for longtime area programs.

Impact of Colorado’s Children’s Literacy Center felt in classroom and on football field

Tutoring organization serves 15 locations across state, and helped one student play pro football

By JAMES BURKY | | The Denver Post

Paul Browning is living his dream of playing professional football thanks to the Children’s Literacy Center.

Children’s Literacy Center donates books to fight illiteracy in Colorado


By: Suzie Ziegler

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – We sat down with program manager of the Pikes Peak Region and spokesperson from the Children’s Literacy Center Sandy McGraw to discuss their mission to improve literacy in Colorado.

McGraw tells us that in Colorado there are 27,000 children in third grade alone reading below their grade level.

Summer Reading Enrichment Programs Keep Kids Sharp 

By Reagan Foster

Southeast Express

The days are getting longer and the sun shines most of the time. Trees are in leaf, the grass is green and if it rains on the occasional afternoon, that’s OK …  it’s just a way to beat the heat that is inevitably going to get stifling.

Literacy Center gets local kids hooked on reading

Literacy Center gets local kids hooked on reading


There’s nothing like a dog to get kids to enjoy reading — and to be driven to excel. That’s how it is in Woodland Park at the Children’s Literacy Center.

A recent visit to the center, where the satellite location is the Woodland Park library, has kids excited about reading with Brandy, the Golden Retriever therapy dog, as the listener, true or not.