NEWS



  • 02/17/2022 Improved Literacy and Numeracy Skills will Create a Larger Pool of Qualified Workers: Laureen Atkins. Click here to view.



  • 06/24/2021 Third Federal donates $500,000 to The Literacy Cooperative to establish the Kurt Karakul Prize. Click here to view.

  • 01/19/2021 The Literacy Cooperative thanks Dolly Parton for DPIL on her 75th birthday. Click here to view.

  • 11/06/2020 Book club helps seniors connect, combat isolation during coronavirus pandemic. Click here to view.

  • 09/16/2020 How to get free books for your kids delivered straight to your home once a month. Click here to view.

  • 05/07/2020 CEO Bob Paponetti joins Channel 19 News to discuss resources for homeschooling families. Click here to view.

  • 03/02/2020 Read Across America Day celebrated with Cleveland Browns donation to mail free books to East Cleveland kids. Click here to view.

  • 01/13/2020 ‘Every young child, in every city, every neighborhood’ in Cuyahoga County can now receive free books. Click here to view.

  • 01/10/2020 75,000 Cuyahoga kids can get free Imagination Library books in the mail starting next week. Click here to view.

  • 01/05/2020 Local Dolly Parton literacy program’s goal: Mail free books to 50,000 Cuyahoga kids. Click here to view.

  • 09/16/2019 Benesch spells CLE-BEE4 ‘winner’ P-R-O-S-O-P-O-G-R-A-P-H-Y. Click here to view.

  • 9/14/2019 WKYC’S Mike Polk Jr. challenges competitors of the 4th annual Corporate Spelling Bee to spell the name of a well-known Cavaliers alumnus. Click here to view.

  • 09/09/2019 Bob Paponetti discusses the CLEBEE on WKYC’s Live on Lakeside. Can you spell these test words correctly? Click here to view.

  • 09/04/2019 Joan Spoerl, coordinator of Imagination Library Greater Cleveland, speaks with WCPN on how to raise a reader. Click here to view.

  • 04/01/2019 The Literacy Cooperative wins Milestone Award in $1 Million XPRIZE Communities Competition. Click here to view

  • 03/04/2019 Dr. Robert Needlman and Bob Paponetti discuss Reach Out and Read on WKYC’s We The People. Click here to view

  • 01/19/2018  News5Cleveland features Imagination Library at the Early Learning Center in Euclid. Click here to view

  • 01/22/2018  The Plain Dealer: Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library sends free books to preschoolers. Click here to view

  • 01/26/2018  WKYC-TV “We The People” features Literacy in the Hood. Click here to view