1,216,439 Books Prescribed to Children In Kansas City since 1997

  • Let’s Read booklet; Junior League PublicationProvided to children at their newborn checkup
  • Vamos a Leer booklet; Junior League PublicationProvided to children at their newborn checkup
  • White on Black by Tana HobanProvided to children at their 2/4 month checkup
  • Salta, Conejito/Hip, Hop by Catherine HnatovProvided to children at their 2/4 month checkup
  • Let’s Have Fun!; ScholasticProvided to children at their 6/9 month checkup
  • Las Familias/Families; Star Bright BooksProvided to children at their 6/9 month checkup
  • If You’re Happy and You Know It/Si te sientes bien contento by Annie KublerProvided to children at their 12/15 month checkup
  • Good Night Moon by Margaret Wise BrownProvided to children at their 12/15 month checkup
  • Clifford y los opuestos/Clifford’s Opposites - by Norman BirdwellProvided to children at their 18/24 month checkup
  • Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do you See? by Bill Martin, Jr.Provided to children at their 18/24 month checkup
  • When I Get Bigger - by Mercer MayerProvided to children at their 30/36 month checkup
  • Buenoas niches, Pequena Nutria/ Good Night, Little Sea Otter - by Janet HalfmannProvided to children at their 30/36 month checkup
  • Where the Wild Things Are - by Maurice SendakProvided to children at their 4 year checkup
  • Off to Bed, Little Monster!/A la cama, monstruito! - by Mario RamosProvided to children at their 4 year checkup
  • Countdown to the First Day of School - by Ann Marie HarrisProvided to children at their 5 year checkup
  • My First 500 Spanish Words/Mis Primeras 500 palabras en espanol - BrimaxProvided to children at their 5 year checkup
  • Sleep BabyProvided to children at their 1 month checkup
  • Mission: Reach Out and Read gives young children a foundation for success by incorporating books into pediatric care and encouraging families to read aloud together.

    Check out this video about the ROR-KC well child visit, where the magic happens!


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    3901 Rainbow Blvd, MS 1051, 
    Kansas City, KS 66160

    Physical Address: 
    Support Services Bldg, 2100 W. 36th Ave, 
    Kansas City, KS 66103









  • Upcoming Events

    • Sep 18, 2019


      Join us for our 8th annual Books On Tap Happy Hour! This unique fundraiser features food and drink from local restaurants and breweries, as well as a one-of-a-kind raffle and silent auction. The event raises funds for Reach Out and Read KC, which provides 74,00 books and literacy advice to roughly 29,000 low-income children each year.  

      What: Books On Tap
      When: Wednesday, September 18th, 2019 from 5-8 p.m.
      Where: River Market Event Place 

      Get tickets here!

    • Oct 2, 2019

      This is a required orientation for new volunteers. It takes place at 3:30 p.m. at the ROR-KC offices and lasts 30-45 minutes. Please let Marianne Sharp know if you'd like to attend! msharp5@kumc.edu

    • Oct 15, 2019

      Would you like to:
      Increase your income, give less to the IRS and give more to your heirs?

      Thanks to a generous board member, ROR-KC is offering a special seminar for supporters age 55 and older. 

      Topics covered will include:
      • Reducing income tax
      • Protecting your IRA from double taxation
      • Minimizing capital gains taxes
      • Maintaining income tax in retirement
      • Redirecting taxes to charity and receiving tax deductions
      • Leaving more money to charity and to your family
      Seats are free but limited! Call 1-800-871-9012, extension 136408 or register online:  http://bit.ly/RORKCFALL19  to reserve your spot today!

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