Websites of some of our
business and organization project partners

Borg Warner Morse TEC – sponsor of Children’s Book Fund Grants 2005

Cayuga Medical Center – has partnered with us since 1995 to give all families in our county the gift of a book at their baby’s birth

Cayuga Radio Group – a sponsor of the Great Community Read-a-thon and supporter of the Family Reading Partnership’s efforts to encourage family reading

Cornell Plantations – partners with us to provide activities based on children’s books at our annual Kids’ Book Fest

Cornell Lab of Ornithology – donated the bird sounds for our recording of the book Feathers for Lunch by Lois Ehlert

CBORD – sponsored Kids’ Book Fest 2004

Community Foundation of Tompkins County – sponsor of Read-Along Songs

Daycare and Child Development Council of Tompkins County – our partners in encouraging home care dare providers to read to the children in their care

Friends of the TCPL – organizes a nationally known book sale, right here in our town. Sponsors the book given to all 6 month olds in our county at their doctor’s office

Gannett Foundation – support for “Pass Along Reading Magic” program

Hiltronex Studios – recorded and produced the Read-Along Songs CD and Read-Along Love Songs for Baby CD

Ithaca Community Childcare Center (IC3) – sponsor of the 12 month Books to Grow On book since 2010

M & T Bank – has sponsored the book given to Kindergarten students as they register for school since 1998

MOMS (Medicaid and Obstetrical Maternal Services of Tompkins County) – distributes books and gives support to expectant women using Medicaid

New York State Electric and Gas (NYSEG) – sponsor of 2006 “Read to Me” calendar

Park Foundation – sponsor of the Books To Grow On book for 2-year-olds

Target – Bright Red Bookshelf sponsor

Time Warner Cable – sponsor of the Kids’ Book Fest book since 2003

Tompkins Charitable Gift Fund – sponsor of the Books To Grow On book for 12-month-olds

TCAD (Tompkins County Area Development) – sponsored Kids’ Book Fest in 2010 and 2011

Tompkins Trust Company – has sponsored the book given to families with new babies at the hospital since 1995

Triad Foundation – sponsor of the Books To Grow On book for 4-year-olds

Verizon – helps us hang our big “Read to Me” banners and sponsor of the Give the Gift of Family Reading program 2005

Walmart – support for general operations

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. – a Family Reading Partnership super-supporter! A sponsor of the Great Community Read-a-thon, distributor of the “Read to Me!” “Calendar and a “Read to Me!” banner host. Wegmans also provides a top-notch selection of children’s books in their baby aisle for parents to buy

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) of Tompkins County – partners with us to give families books to own and to encourage families to read with their children