13/WNET TV New YorkMartha Speaks ™ at the Library
New York, NY

Thirteen/WNET TV New York Martha Speaks at the Library Children’s Literacy Programis a collaborative between the New York Public Library System and channel 13 WNET, the PBS affiliate in New York City. So far the program, which features a popular national PBS show, has successfully targeted 250 struggling readers in 11 branches of the public library. The $7,500 PDF grant will fund its expansion to six new cities across the United States. In the Fall of 2008, PDF awarded a $10,000 grant to help establish the program.