Reading With You

  • Reading With You May 28

    Reading With You Summer Reading List

    Our stations are proud to once again partner with Reading Partners North Texas and the Alice J. Puente Reading Initiative for this important program to encourage young students to continue their learning by reading during their summer break. We know that this summer it will be more important than ever for children to continue to read so they do not…

  • Reading With You Mar 25

    Reading With You

    Join NBC 5’s Laura Harris, Reading Partners North Texas and the Alice J. Puente Reading Initiative Fund as we continue to encourage young viewers to read and be successful. Reading With You is a yearlong campaign. Each month, we focus on a theme and Reading Partners North Texas provides book titles to match the theme. To find this month’s...

  • Reading With You Feb 17

    Book Giveaway at Fort Worth Elementary School with NBC5’s Reading with You Initiative

    Valentine’s Day is about love and NBC5 did that Friday by surprising more than 200 children at John T. White Elementary School in Fort Worth with a free book and a reading. NBC 5 and Telemundo 39’s Reading with You initiative’s mission is to help show students, especially in elementary school, reading can be fun. At the same time, working…


    Book Giveaway at Fort Worth Elementary School with NBC 5’s Reading with You Initiative

    More than 200 students at John T. White Elementary School in Fort Worth were treated to a Valentine’s Day surprise when NBC 5’s Laura Harris dropped by to read “Henry’s Freedom Box” as part of the celebration of Black History Month.

  • Dallas Feb 7

    North Texas Moms Group Holds 3rd Book Drive

    Something good is happening in Dallas on Friday afternoon and it’s all to get books in the hands of children who may not be able to afford them. They will be distributing the books on Read Across America day in March.

  • Reading With You Dec 23, 2019

    Reading With You: Season’s Readings

    NBC 5’s Reading With You is an initiative working to keep children engaged in reading even when they are not in the classroom. Winter break has started for most school districts in North Texas, so with the help of Reading Partners North Texas, we put together a holiday list in English and Spanish that families can enjoy together. For more…

  • NBC Sep 25, 2019

    Fort Worth BookFest 2019

    Join NBC 5 and Telemundo 39’s Reading With You/ Leyendo Contigo initiative to encourage reading literacy at the Fort Worth BookFest on Saturday, October 12, at the Maddox-Muse Center in Fort Worth.

  • North Texas Aug 6, 2019

    Reading With You: Shooting Hoops and Reading Books With the Dallas Mavericks

    NBC 5’s Reading With You program teamed with Dorian Finney-Smith of the Dallas Mavericks to help combat summer slide. It’s the term given to students who come back to school behind because they didn’t read over the summer.

  • Wayne Carter Jul 9, 2019

    Mobile Library Helps Children Gain Access To Books

    Librarians in Denton Independent School District created a mobile library that could bring books to communities in their district which don’t have a library nearby, even in the summer months.

  • NBC Jun 11, 2019

    Reading With You/Leyendo Contigo

    The summer break does not have to be a vacation from learning. That’s why we are inviting you to join NBC 5 and Telemundo 39 as we team up with Reading Partners North Texas to kick-off Reading With You/Leyendo Contigo. This nine-week reading initiative encourages elementary-aged kids to read at least one book a week throughout the summer to help...

  • NBC Jun 25, 2019

    Soccer Players Say Reading Mixes Well With Their Sport

    Soccer in the summer is not just for World Cup players. FC Dallas welcomes students to come and hone their skills throughout the summer — but when not on the pitch, the team wants players to pick up a book and not a tablet.

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