The Children’s Museum strives to ignite children's curiosity and encourage them to become active, life-long learners through fun, creative, hands-on exploration of the world around them.
Page Ahead and The Children’s Museum celebrated National Literacy Month with story times, songs & finger plays and crafts! New this fall, Page Ahead will present regular story times with adventures full of monkey, pirates and recycling! Check out story times at The Children’s Museum
The Children’s Museum hosts an annual children’s book drive to celebrate literacy.
The Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association (PNBA) is a nonprofit trade association representing the interests of literacy, free speech and independent bookselling in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington.
The PNBA helps encourages Washington State member stores to support Page Ahead through book drives for local kids.
Seattle Children's Theatre provides children of all ages access to high-quality, professional theatre, with a focus on new works and theatre education.
Seattle Children’s Theatre offers Page Ahead supporters a discount on selected performances and hosts an annual children’s book drive.
The Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators(SCBWI) facilitates an exchange of knowledge between writers, illustrators, editors, publishers, agents, librarians, educators, booksellers, and others involved with literature for young people. Members of the Western Washington (SCBWI WWA) chapter hail from the British Columbia border to the Oregon border, and the Olympic peninsula to just east of the Cascades. The SCBWI Inland Empire chapter serves most Eastern Washington writers and illustrators, as well as those in Northern Idaho.
SCBWI WWA members host an annual book drive, volunteer to read with local kids and support local programming.
School's Out Washington is an intermediary organization dedicated to building community systems to support quality afterschool and youth development (AYD) programs for Washington's 5-18 year olds through training, advocacy and leadership.
Book-It Repertory Theatre is dedicated to transforming great literature into great theatre, and to inspiring its audiences to read.
We look forward to our third season in partnership with Book-It and their very successful Family Fun Series, which gives local youth a chance to experience educational touring stories for free! Each Family Fun Day features a book fair and performance with crafts and workshops. It's a fun, interactive and engaging morning for the whole family.
Book-It also hosts an annual children's book drive in honor of our partnership.
In 2010, Page Ahead provided four new books per child in each of the 17 Feed Your Brain (FYB) programs. FYB programs provided summer literacy programming in rural, low-income communities around Washington State.