Welcome to Monrovia Reads

Our mission is to create and support an environment where reading is valued
and resources are provided

in order that all community members know how to read and do read.

Our Mission In Action

Cute young boy smiling through a window

Early Childhood Literacy

We are pleased to partner with Canyon Early Learning Center (CELC) and the Transitional Kindergarten classes in all 5 Monrovia Unified School District Elementary Schools. See the Early Childhood Learning section of What We Do to watch the number of books read to the children at CELC and in Transitional
Kindergarten grow!

Table of books with people checking out all the books.

New Books

Monrovia Reads has several programs to distribute books to children in Monrovia Schools as well as throughout the community. See the Book Distribution section of What We Do to learn more.

Side picture of the Monrovia Reads van with Titles and sponsors

Mobile Literacy Van

In early 2018 a new mobile literacy van launched. This Mobile Literacy Van visits each of the 5 elementary schools one day per week during the school year.

Read Across Monrovia event, a woman reading to children in a classroom.

Read Across Monrovia

Read Across Monrovia is a very Popular Community event  where Firefighters, Police, Public Officials and other Community volunteers read twice yearly to all classes in grades K-5 at all 5 elementary schools and both T-K classes.

Winners of the Monrovia Read Scholarship standing in front of the stage


Monrovia Reads was pleased to present $19,000 in scholarships to 2022 graduating Monrovia Seniors.

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