The Library is strategically located in the most economically disadvantaged area of Frisco.The Library's location makes the Ready to Read Railroad readily available to many of Frisco's most vulnerable population. Elementary schools closest to the library report the following percentages of economically disadvantaged and English as a second language populations.

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Our Mission

Preparation for success starts early, and the Ready to Read Railroad is an early literacy  and learning environment housed in the Frisco Public Library specifically designed for preschool children that will help Frisco’s children develop the skills needed to prepare them for school and beyond.  It is a fun, proven and unique way to promote and encourage literacy.

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About Us—Leadership Frisco Class XIX

The installation of the Ready to Read Railroad is spearheaded by Leadership Frisco– Class XIX (a program of the Frisco Chamber of Commerce). This committed group of Collin and Denton County residents, with your help, hopes to bring together the community at-large to leave a lasting impact on the lives of young children while upholding the library’s mission to inspire intellect, curiosity, and imagination in every resident.


Do not miss your chance to be a part of the Ready to Read Railroad! Your support of the Ready to Read Railroad at the Frisco Public Library is tax-deductible as a charitable contribution to the Friends of the Frisco Public Library, a registered 501 (c)3 non-profit organization.

  • Education is a natural process carried out by the child. It is not acquired bylistening to words but by experiences in the environment.
    Maria Montessori
  • The MORE that you read, the MORE things you will know. TheMORE that you LEARN, the MORE places you’ll go!
    Dr. Seuss
  • Books were my passport to personal freedom. I learned to read at age three and soon discovered that there was a whole world to conquer that went beyond our farm in Mississippi.
    Oprah Winfrey
  • TELL ME and I forget. TEACH ME and I remember. INVOLVE ME and I will LEARN.
    Benjamin Franklin