First Book provides new books to children in need, addressing one of the most important factors affecting literacy access to books. An innovative leader in social enterprise, each year First Book distributes millions of free and low-cost books to disadvantaged children and the programs that serve them.
First Book-University of Cincinnati-Raymond Walters College is working hard to bring the magic of books to children in the Hamilton, Butler, Clermont, and Brown communities. Since beginning in 2004, we have provided over 13,000 books to over 12 literacy based programs in Cincinnati.
Book Grant Recipients
First Book-UC-RWC has given book grants to many programs in the Hamilton, Butler, Clermont, & Brown communities. Read the current list of recipients.
Local Sponsors and Donors
We are able to provide brand-new, high-quality books to children in our community thanks to the generous financial contributions of local businesses and individuals like:
First Book Wants You!
We are looking for passionate, entrepreneurial people who want to make a difference in their community. Help us get books to kids who need them most.
You can contact us by sending an email.