Columbia READS!

Welcome to our information page  

Columbia READS! offers an exciting early literacy experience for children ages birth to 5 years in Columbia, MO.  This fun and unique pilot project is possible due to the coordinated efforts of many local agencies including Columbia Public Schools, Heart of MO United Way, the Columbia Public Library and the Columbia Housing Authority.  

 For the latest updates, follow us on Facebook @columbiareads & Twitter @ColumbiaMOReads

What's available? 

Columbia READS! provides free access to more than 5,500 enhanced digital books that give children the resources they need to excel in school and beyond.

For information on getting started, please contact Kim Hall or Ike Moore. 

Schools are participating, too  

Students in Columbia Public Schools and Our Lady of Lourdes Interparish School have been assigned their own unique logins to myON's full personalized literacy environment, with myON books at the core. These students should follow the instructions provided by their teachers to log onto myON.  

Read anywhere, anytime   

Students and families may access myON at home, in the library or other community settings, during the day, evenings, weekends and school breaks. 

Read online, using any web-enabled device, or offline using our free mobile apps.    

About myON books and our personalized literacy environment            

myON books from Capstone are the core content of myON's award-winning personalized literacy environment with embedded metrics, developed in partnership with MetaMetrics, creators of the Lexile® Framework for Reading.   

Need more information? 

To learn more about Columbia READS!, email  Kim Hall or call 334-663-5356

To learn about myON for your school, district or community, email Ike Moore or call 816-719-9891