Selected News Stories

OSRT Honors Ruth Sias with the Frances de Usabel Outreach Services Award

OSRT Honors Ruth Sias with the Frances de Usabel Outreach Services Award

Ruth Sias is the Children's Librarian at the Goodman South Madison branch of the Madison Public Library. She was chosen for exemplary work with children and families in local hospitals. Ruth was nominated for the award by Dipesh Navsaria, the director of the University of Wisconsin Pediatric Early Literacy Projects. Read More...

April 23, 2018
Reading Programs are Really About Supporting Strong Parent-Child Bonds (The Cap Times)

July 15, 2017
Help Your School-Age Kids Beat "The Summer Slide" (Public News Service)

December 19, 2016
Give the Gift of Books and Literacy (The Cap Times)

October 21, 2015
The Elephant in the Clinic - Early Literacy and Family Well-Being (Ascend at the Aspen Institute)

June 26, 2014
Pediatrician Urges Early Childhood Reading to Address Achievement Gap (The Cap Times)

June 24, 2014
Pediatrics Group to Recommend Reading Aloud to Children From Birth (The New York Times)

June 10, 2013
Help Your Kids Survive Summer Vacation with a Summertime Reading Program (Public News Service - WI)

Janurary 12, 2012
Address Roots of School Failure with Early Literacy Efforts (Capital Times)

November 28, 2011
School Spotlight: Nonprofit Brings Early Literacy Training to Hospitals and Clinics (Wisconsin State Journal)

October 19, 2011
OSRT Honors Ruth Sias with the Frances de Usabel Outreach Services Award (Wisconsin Library Association)

April 21, 2011
Foundation Focus-Foundation Honors Four at Annual Meeting (Medigram - Wisconsin Medical Society)

December 9, 2009
Reach Out and Read Reduces the Vocabulary Gap (Wisconsin State Journal)