Delivering Infinite Book Shelves (DIBS) for Kids

Press Kit

Welcome to the DIBS for Kids Press Kit! Here you will find concise information about DIBS, our logos, photos and videos available for use, and links to other important information. 

If you can’t find what you’re looking for, please give us a call at 402-979-6122 or email us at contact@dibsforkids.org.

About DIBS for Kids

DIBS for Kids is a 501(C)(3) nonprofit headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska. We build software that supports teachers to send more books home with their students and, in turn, make significant literacy gains in the classroom. 

Our Mission locally is to support Omaha to become the nation’s first large, urban community to ensure that every child, regardless of income, has two things: (1.) Access to a great book to take home every night and (2.) A desire to read that book for fun as a path toward achieving third grade reading proficiency.
 

Our Vision is to bring in-home reading opportunities to all 46 elementary schools in the Omaha Public Schools district that have a poverty rate over 70%. We believe this would position Omaha as a national leader, taking a unique approach to improved literacy outcomes for students

Photos and Video

DIBS Teacher, Sadie Sidzyck, meets with Marie Kovar, DIBS School Support Director.

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A student browses the DIBS library for the book she will read tonight.

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A student checks out their DIBS book using DIBS technology.

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Students check in, choose, and check out their DIBS books to read that night.

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DIBS Founder and Executive Director, David Orrick, shares stories about DIBS students who choose reading over technology or read their books to their pets.

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DIBS Teacher explains how exposing children to a variety of texts opens their minds to new topics and ideas.

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