“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.”
– Ben Franklin
“Every state prison in PA is required to have a library and a librarian with a Master’s Degree, but there is no such requirement for our schools. Next year, nearly all Philadelphia elementary school children will return to school without a library.”
– Main Line Media News
The RHBPF has developed Ryan’s Reading Challenge, a K-3 literacy-based program to engage students to read. Schools who complete the challenge are awarded a specific educational or athletic grant.