BC Reads!

Help us create a culture of literacy in Battle Creek!

Communities That Read Together Grow Together

We're working to create a culture of literacy in Battle Creek, and we could use your help! Here are a few actions you can take to participate:

Be a Reading Buddy

Reading Buddies serve as mentors who meet with a BCPS elementary student each week to read together.

Get Caught Reading

Snap a Get Caught Reading photo and post to your or your business’ or personal social media account (or, send us a photo and we can post it for you).

Set Up A Reading Corner

Set up a an area in your business with free books for students to read. We can even provide a donation of free books!

Share Informational Materials

Hang posters or share other informative materials in your business.

Fill out an interest form to get involved:

Get Involved
Image: An elementary-aged student reading a book to an adult visiting her classroom
Volunteer as a Reading Buddy

Volunteer as a Reading Buddy for a BCPS student in grades 2-4. As a Reading Buddy, you’ll meet each week and read together.