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Summer Reading Program

2019 Summer Reading Programs for Children and Adults (2020 Summer Coming Soon)

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Programs on Fordham's Campus and at over 28 Locations throughout New York

Fordham University, School of Professional and Continuing Studies is proud to offer the Summer Reading Skills Program as a community service to families on our campus. Since 1999, this program has helped students in our community build strong reading skills and develop a deep love of books and reading. The program is designed and taught by the Institute of Reading Development, a nationwide leader in reading skills instruction. 

For information, or to enroll online, please select an age group:


Contact The Institute of Reading Development

To speak with a program coordinator, or enroll by phone, call 800-964-8888.

Hours of operation:

  • Weekdays: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Saturday: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Sunday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.


Other Locations 

For program locations and schedules in your area, select a program level above. The summer reading programs are available in many locations throughout the area:

  • Middletown
  • Monroe
  • Newburgh
  • Brentwood
  • Bronx
  • Brooklyn
  • Brooklyn Heights
  • Woodmere
  • Flushing
  • Garden City
  • Jamaica
  • Commack
  • Manhattan
  • Massapequa
  • Merrick
  • Middletown
  • Monroe
  • Newburgh
  • New Rochelle
  • West Nyack
  • Plainview
  • Pleasantville
  • Poughkeepsie
  • Queens
  • Selden
  • Setauket
  • Staten Island
  • West Harrison
  • West Hempstead
  • Yonkers