SAISD’s ‘Book Buddies’ program is helping students build up home libraries, create interest in reading
SAN ANTONIO – A program in the San Antonio community aims to help students get into reading by helping them build up their libraries at home. The San Antonio Independent School District’s Book Buddies program provides free books to students in grades Pre-K through eighth grade. SAISD said this school year, the Book Buddies program hopes to grow and distribute over 100,000 books to more than 16,000 students in more than 35 area schools. SAISD needs volunteers to help sort books for its Book Buddies program. We are very proud to support this effort," said Jim Perschbach, president and CEO of Port San Antonio.