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

2022 Freedom Through Literacy Awards!

The 8th annual Judith’s Reading Room “Freedom Through Literacy” Award honors individual champions of literacy from all disciplines around the world - teachers, librarians, authors, researchers, educators - anyone who has done exemplary work to instill in others a love of reading. Learn More»

2021 Freedom Through Literacy Awards!

2021 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 »
2021 Holiday Book Drive ….Books Not Toys, For a Change *UPDATED*

2021 Holiday Book Drive ….Books Not Toys, For a Change *UPDATED*

Judith’s Reading Room was selected - for the 2nd year in a row - as the Barnes & Noble Wyomissing PA 2021 Holiday Book Drive Charity.  The receiving organizations have provided the excitement and photos of the exceptional book donations! Check these out and come back to check for UPDATES!
Announcing – 2022 Freedom Through Literacy Award!

Announcing – 2022 Freedom Through Literacy Award!

Seeking Champions of Literacy - Judith’s Reading Room is pleased to announce its 8th annual Freedom Through Literacy Awards. There is no cost to apply and it is open to champions of literacy from around the world. Deadline for submissions is July 1.
Judith’s Reading Room at Mosaic Preparatory Academy

Judith’s Reading Room at Mosaic Preparatory Academy

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.
103 LIBRARIES IN 22 COUNTRIES
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.