Woodland Kids Read

Woodland Kids Read


Young children who are introduced to early language, books and literacy experiences tend to read sooner and excel in school. Woodland Kids Read supports early childhood literacy by making reading fun for young kids. 

During this celebration of reading all first graders in Woodland:
•    Visit Woodland Community College
•    Are greeted by storybook characters from the Woodland Opera House
•    Enjoy interactive storytelling by Yolo County author Sandy Holman
•    Receive a personalized hard cover book and book bag
•    Have community celebrities read to them
•    Are invited to join Woodland Public Library’s reading program

As a result of Woodland Kids Read,

  • 837 children received  a personalized backpack, schools supplies and 2 brand new books
  • 60 volunteers came spent a day to read to local children to share their passion for books.
  • 2,074 books  were donated to local classrooms
Thank you to our generous sponsors:
Presenting Sponsors
  • Yolo Community Foundation

  • IBM

School Sponsors

  • Howard & Virginia Moehrke
  •  Union Bank

Classroom Sponsors  

  • Vicki Bourn
  • Buzz James
  • Keith
  • Julia Larson
  • Don Sharp & Byron MacConnell – Remax Gold – Woodland
  • John Martin 
  • Jim Odusola
  • Sue Peterson
  • Keith Petkus
  • Neil Rutger
  • Rich & Joy Sakai     
  • Tom & Meg Stallard
  • Bruce Watts