THIS BOOK IS COOL!

Registration Is Open

Editor’s Note: Register for THIS BOOK IS COOL in English or Spanish.   Registration IS open!  Such exciting words. But when preceded by …

Zen and the Art of Suncoast Remake Learning Days!

Editor’s Note: Click this link to explore all the events in Charlotte, DeSoto, Manatee, and Sarasota counties by theme.   Friends, When …
Suncoast Remake Learning Days

Remake Learning Days Across America: The Nation’s Biggest Family-Friendly Festival of Learning Comes to Florida’s Suncoast in 2022

A 10-day festival of events celebrating learning is coming to Florida’s Suncoast between April 29th and May 8th, 2022. Presented by the Sunco…

Wonder, Explore, and Learn Together With Your Child

Editor’s Note: Access the Suncoast Remake Learning Days Event Guide here. Welcome to Suncoast Remake Learning Days. This Event Guide will hel…
Suncoast Remake Learning Days — Save the Date

Suncoast Remake Learning Days — Save The Date!

Friends! I don’t know if it’s this gorgeous weather or finally arranging tickets for a wedding that was supposed to happen three years ago, o…
Andy Garcia hanging the sign

What’s the point of The POINT?

Assembled by a team of possibilitarians, the Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (SCGLR) launched its newest endeavor — The POINT, a co…
SCGLR Engagement Team

An Energized Time of Connection, Learning, and Sharing

Recently, 26 Engagement Team members from the Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading gathered for a quarterly Zoom meeting. This group of …
Photo: Pop Up Neighbor Event

Pop up Neighbor Through Laundry: All It Costs Is to Care Enough to Care

Although it’s been nearly a month since I had the privilege to participate in my first Pop Up Neighbor Through Laundry event, vignettes of th…
Pop-Up Laundry

Spreading Literacy, Pineapples, and Joy: Pop-Up Neighbor Through Laundry

It wasn’t exactly a holiday party, although you could feel a sense of celebration in the air. Smiles, conversations, snacks, and laughter wer…
The Magic of Books

The Magic of Books

Books have this mysterious appeal. On one hand, books can be read to garner information like how long dolphins live or how castles were built…

Zooming into Another Year of Impact: The Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading’s Community Update Zoom

Recently, the Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (SCGLR) hosted its annual Community Update via Zoom. With over 200 participants joini…
Suncoast Remake Learning Days

Remake Learning Days Highlights Educational Experiences Across the Suncoast

Editor’s Note: Muscle-Building Labinars — Suncoast Remake Learning Days event hosts and partnering organizations are eligible for muscle-buil…
The-Amazing-Race: SCGLR Style

The Amazing Race: SCGLR Style!

My family really enjoys playing games. I grew up playing the card game, Pitch, with my cousins and later became obsessed with a variety of ga…
Rita story

We Asked, They Answered: Feedback from THIS BOOK IS COOL! Summer Reading

The interest in the 2021 THIS BOOK IS COOL! Suncoast Summer Reading Challenge was unprecedented from the start. Our goal of reaching 2,000 ch…
THIS BOOK IS COOL!

A Heartwarming Story of Impact

Editor’s Note: This story came to us through THIS BOOK IS COOL! summer connector, Renée Isrel.  The names in the story have been changed at t…
Casa San Juan Bosco and Stronger Me Stronger We

EDUCATION: THE KEY TO ARCADIA’S FUTURE

Note: with special thanks to Catholic Charities Helen Rombalski and Clara Alvarez for sharing the impact of Stronger Me, Stronger We and THIS…
TBIC-The-Sequel

THIS BOOK IS COOL! — The Sequel

Summer 2021. Check! That’s a wrap. Yes, it’s 90 degrees outside today. Yes, it still feels like summer. Yes, this has been a summer like no o…
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