Reading is the gateway for children
that makes all other learning possible.
- Barack Obama
Grimmagination provides open access to dynamic audio versions of the
Grimm's Fairy Tales as a catalyst for the imagination and continued curiosity in
literacy. With high production values and readings shared by professional actors of
excellence, we invite kids of all ages to join us, but particularly hope to inspire
and connect with reluctant readers and young people who might have reading
Literacy foundations and non-profits are vital in the effort to raise lowering literacy
rates among our nation's young people*. Please consider clicking on the icons of the
following organizations for further programming, activities and consideration of
a tax deductible donation.
All the story sites listed are free and all the story organizations are non-profits.
Chicago and Illinois based organizations have been prioritized.
* Source: 2019 National Assessment of Educational Progress
Live from the Library
Virtual story times from some of Chicago's most notable familiar faces and beloved librarians. Previous stories are recorded and catalogued or live at 10am CST every Monday through Friday .