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"Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read."
- Groucho Marx

Interested in Volunteering?

We welcome those with energy and enthusiasm to help spread the word about the importance of reading to babies and young children. 
Contact any Board member or Email:

Interested in Making a Donation?
Our funding comes solely from grants, charitable contributions and donations of books. Budding Readers is a member of Finger Lakes Area Community Endowment (FLACE), a 501(c)(3) qualified endowment for which Canandaigua National Bank & Trust is trustee.

We accept donations of new books for infants and children up to age 5, as well as monetary contributions. Gifts may be given and acknowledged "in memory of" or "in honor of" special people in your life.  Monetary gifts are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law and are gratefully accepted to perpetuate the work of our organization.

You Can Donate in Two Ways:
1.  Checks payable to FLACE-Budding Readers may be mailed to: Budding Readers, c/o Lynn Johnson, 559 County Road 7, Clifton Springs, NY 14432, or Email:

2.  Donate online at Canandaigua National Bank - FLACE - sub-accounts.

Contact Us:
Tam Spitzer, Program Director
Budding Readers Program
8485 Garlinghouse Road
Naples, NY 14512
(585) 374-2409