What is Gift of Literacy?Springfield’s Gift of Literacy is an annual award-winning program that encourages a love of reading among young children.
Through rich community partnerships and generous donors, every first-grader in Springfield Public Schools participates in an enriching six-month literacy program.

The next Gift of Literacy celebration will be held on Thursday, May 2, 2019, at Lane Community College.

2018 Gift of Literacy Book SelectionsThe Gift of Literacy is pleased to provide Springfield first-graders with new books each year. This is a unique opportunity to reach our youngest readers through the best representation of literacy,
a brand new book.
Read more about this year’s selections.
Cecil's Pride
Flutter and Hum
Giant Squid
The bear who wasn't there
Little red and the very hungry lion
Lost and found
Marisol McDonald
Ned the knitting pirate
Orion and the dark