Waterbury/Duxbury: Brookside Primary School

Waterbury mentor pair

Everybody Wins! Waterbury mentors read with children in grades 4 at the Brookside Primary School. In 23-24, mentors at the Brookside Primary School read in-person with their mentees at the school. Reading takes place over the lunch and recess break.

Proof of vaccination is required for in-person mentoring.

Everybody Wins! Waterbury reading days are Tuesdays
11-11:45 am and 12:15-1 pm AND Thursday 11:45-12:30 and 12:30-1:15 pm.

The Brookside Primary School site coordinator is Lisa Torres.

Click here to email Lisa.

Click here to apply to be a mentor and read with a child at the Brookside Primary School.


Our local independent bookstore in Waterbury is

Bridgeside Books



To DONATE A BOOK to the Waterbury Bookcart, contact our local bookstore. Call or place your order online. You may deliver your purchased book to the Site Coordinator at the school on a reading day OR have the bookstore deliver the book to us directly, in which case, you must request this of the bookstore in the “comments” section of your web order or verbally during your phone order conversation. 

Use Coupon Code WINVT for 20% off 

Choose from the titles below:

Just Like Grandma by Julie Flett

Berry Song by Michaela Goade

Diper Overlode (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 17) by Jeff Kinney

Big Shot (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 16) by Jeff Kinney

Magic Tree House #26 Good Morning, Gorillas by Mary Pope Osborne

Magic Tree House #34 Late Lunch With Llamas by Mary Pope Osborne

Madeline Finn and the Shelter Dog by Lisa Papp

Pax, Journey Home by Sara Pennypacker

The Mermaid Moon by Briony May Smith

The Last Mapmaker by Christina Soontornvat

The Bravest Dog Ever: The True Story of Balto by Natalie Standiford

Every Dog in the Neighborhood by Philip C Stead

Cookie Chronicles #1 Ben Yokoyama and the Cookie of Doom by Matthew Swanson

Tidesong by Wendy Xu