The Richmond Standard, January 8, 2016. Parents and educators encouraged to attend Literacy Convening at Richmond Civic Center


The Richmond Standard, December 18, 2015. Verde Elementary Book & Hoodie Giveaway, an example of schools positive evolution



The Huddle, August 24, 2015. Bright Spots: Reaching families with books at a laundromat in Richmond, California




NBC News, August 6, 2014. Volunteer spreads reading amid laundry suds




KALW 91.7 FM, July 28, 2014. Richmond mom brings literacy to laundromats




California Educator, Issue 6, 2014. Read Across America Book Selection: The Tale Behind Richmond Tales


EdSource, August 5, 2013. From libraries to laundromats: Ingenious community partnerships promote literacy


Richmond Confidential, April 23, 2013. Richmond Tales Festival turns page on literacy and healthy living

Richmond Confidential, June 7, 2011. The power of Richmond’s story

Richmond Confidential, November 23, 2010. Loads of laundry and books

Covid-19 Notice

West County Reads has Cancelled all upcoming events due to the Corona Virus outbreak. We look forward to resume activities on May 3rd 2020. We are still operational to a small extend and Yes! We are accepting donations. And yes we are exploring other ways to make books available to the community. Contact us for more information.