Judith's Reading Room is a 501(c)3 organization founded in 2010 to enrich lives and societies by proactively encouranging freedom through literacy.

Freedom Through Literacy Awards!

The Freedom Through Literacy Award identifies and honors individual champions of literacy from all disciplines around the world — teachers, librarians, authors, researchers, educators... Learn More»

2019 Freedom Through Literacy Awards!

2019 Freedom Through Literacy Award Winners! Learn More»

2018 Freedom Through Literacy Awards!

2018 Freedom Through Literacy Award Winners! Learn More»

International

Judith's Reading Room has libraries in 22 countries around the world, with more on the way! Read more »

Bi-Coastal Literacy Project

Judith's Reading Room has provided books to establish book clubs for at-risk youth. Read more »

103 LIBRARIES in 22 COUNTRIES

Judith’s Reading Room Packs Book Vending Machine

Judith’s Reading Room Packs Book Vending Machine

On this Giving Tuesday, Judith’s Reading Room, a nonprofit literacy organization based in eastern Pennsylvania with offices in New York City, joined hands with its 2021 Freedom Through Literacy Award winner, Dr. Lisette Caesar, Principal, Mosaic Preparatory Academy in East Harlem to “stuff” her school’s first-of-its-kind Book Vending Machine with 50 children’s books.
Jabulani Community Center-Judith’s Reading Room Library #103

Jabulani Community Center-Judith’s Reading Room Library #103

Adult Community Literacy Program awarded a custom Judith’s Reading Room Library November 21, 2021 — Judith’s Reading Room dedicated its 103rd library today at Jabulani Community Center in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe.  This custom library contains books designed for teenagers and adults who, for whatever reason, find themselves grown but not...
Holiday Book Drive ….Books Not Toys, For a Change

Holiday Book Drive ….Books Not Toys, For a Change

  Judith’s Reading Room, a 501(c)3 based in eastern PA is proud to announce its selection — for the 2nd year in a row — as the Barnes & Noble Wyomissing PA 2021 Holiday Book Drive Charity.  Beginning November 1st, and running straight through the holiday season — patrons at the location can donate a book or two at checkout for a child in need and forever change that child’s life.
Its premier recognition, the annual Freedom Through Literacy Award, identifies and honors individuals who have done exemplary work to instill in others, a love of reading. Since 2015, The Freedom Through Literacy Award has disbursed $38,500 in prize money, honoring 36 individual champions of literacy in the United States, the Philippines, Bhutan, Pakistan, Rwanda, Cambodia, Mexico, Australia, Zimbabwe and Greece.