April 20, 2016 - Rachel Eveleth and Mary Beth Fowler were awarded first prize in the Spring 2016 Capital Region Chamber of Commerce Entrepreneurial Boot Camp business plan competition. Their plan lays out the steps they will take in expanding this program throughout New York's Capital Region.

April 21, 2016 - The very first bookshelf was placed in the Children's Center of the Albany Family Court, in 2009. At this year's annual event, the Friends of the Albany Children's Center honored The RED Bookshelf, "for its dedication to improving the literacy skills of countless children in the Capital Region..."