Activities of the Kern Reading Association Include:
- Distribution of a quarterly newsletter
- Hosting events to provide support for literacy endeavors and Common Core connections
- Hosting a yearly Young Author event where published authors share their work and student-made books are on display
- Donating books to areas of need- locally, nationally, and internationally.
- Awarding Literacy Grants and Scholarships to recognize and support innovative literacy instruction.
- Hosting an annual Book Talk Tea to celebrate literacy and encourage Kern Reading Association and California Reading Association membership.
- Co-sponsoring the annual Kern County Battle of the Books competition (4-6)