Happy New Year!
Richford Elementary School Librarian Lyle Willey with students and their new books at Richford's CLiF Year of the Book Kick-Off, September 2016
While a lot of people were happy to see 2016 go, we'd like to take a moment to reflect on all the good things CLiF last year, thanks to your help. With all of 2016's ups and downs, it was actually a pretty great year for CLiF.
In 2016, CLiF
-Gave kids $550,000
in brand new, high-quality, super-awesome books
-Held more than 500
fun and inspiring storytelling presentations for children and families
low-income, at-risk, and rural kids in NH & VT!
-Traveled all over New Hampshire
in the CLiF-mobile bringing books, a love of reading & writing, and the joy of literacy everywhere we go!
A friendly sign at the Stephenson Memorial Library in Greenfield, NH (2016-2017 Rural Libraries recipient)
This is all possible because of your support! Thank you for donating, volunteering, partnering with us and spreading the word to inspire a love of reading and writing in thousands of kids across New Hampshire and Vermont!
A note from a grateful young reader
Thanks for a great year sharing stories with kids and families all over the Twin States! We're looking forward to another fantastic year spreading a love of reading and writing with you! All the best in 2017.
Duncan, Jana, Meredith, Stephanie, and Erika
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