PJ Library sends out high quality, age appropriate Jewish children's books every month to participating families in communities across North America. By providing these books, PJ Library's goal is to help families connect to timeless core values of Judaism and to transmit these values to a new generation.


PJ Library program supports families with children from age six months to eight years old in their Jewish journey. Created by the Harold Grinspoon Foundation, PJ Library is a national program implemented by local communities.Through PJ Library®, more than 65,000 books are mailed each month in 130 communities across the US and Canada, turning snuggly bedtime moments into Jewish moments.


PJ Library is funded locally by the Jewish Federation of Reading and generous local philanthropists.

Jewish Federation of Reading receives a PJ Library Engagement Grant.

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JFR is pleased to announce we are the recipient of a PJ Library Implementing Partner Engagement Grant! Click the article to learn more and look for more information on Shabbat B'yachad in the Summer Shalom!

Shabbat B’yachad (Shabbat Together), Jewish Federation of Reading, Reading, PA
Three engaged PJ Library families will host three to four less-engaged families for catered, kosher Shabbat dinners in their homes every other month. A summer Shabbat-in-the-Park event will kick off the program, with a challah baking class and a Shabbat seder manual supporting the deepening of Shabbat literacy among the families.

PJ Library Helps Jewish Federation of Reading Connect Jewish Families, Celebrate Jewish Life

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PJ Library Families

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PJ Goes to Camp offers grants up to $1,000 to PJ Library families who wish to enroll their children in a nonprofit Jewish overnight camp for the first time. This offer is available on a first-come, first-served basis to PJ Library families who might not be eligible for their community’s One Happy Camper program.
Contact Amanda Hornberger at 610-921-0624 for details