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Mission Statement

The mission of the Tucson Festival of Books is to promote literacy in the community by (1) conducting a 2 day festival annually and by (2) supporting literacy programs in Tucson and Southern Arizona.

Programs that receive vital annual support from the Festival include: Reach Out and Read Southern Arizona, Reading Seed, Stories that Soar!, and Literacy Volunteers of Tucson, all programs of local literacy organization Literacy Connects, and the monthly UA Bookstores’ Storytime Character Hours, a program of the University of Arizona.

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In addition to providing two unforgettable days each year where words and imagination truly come to life, the Tucson Festival of Books also supports literacy programs in Tucson and Southern Arizona. Since its launch in 2009, the Festival has contributed $1,050,000 to local literacy programs.

"Giving back to promote literacy is the real success of the festival," said Bill Viner, chief executive officer of Pepper Viner Homes and one of the festival's founders. "Literacy is the foundation of building a strong, vibrant community, and the Tucson Festival of Books is proud to play a role in ensuring vital literacy programs are available."

Programs that receive vital annual support from the Festival include: Reach Out and Read Southern Arizona, Reading Seed, Stories that Soar!, and Literacy Volunteers of Tucson, all programs of local literacy organization Literacy Connects, and the monthly UA Bookstores’ Storytime Character Hours, a program of the University of Arizona.

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http://tucsonfestivalofbooks.org/

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