MISSION: The goal of this program is to assist all students in becoming good writers, active readers, creative thinkers, and resourceful learners by providing them with their own personal dictionary.


The dictionaries are a gift to each student to use at school and at home for years to come. Educators see third grade as the dividing line between learning to read and reading to learn, so we encourage our Rotarians to give dictionaries each year to children in the third grade.


VISION: Through individual Rotary Clubs, we want to provide a personalized dictionary to every third grade student in District 6110. In this way we hope to help them to improve their communication skills and make the most of their education.



Instructions for printing

bookplates from an Excel file.

These instructions are for using MS Word

and Excel as the applications to do a merge when printing the bookplates.

Download these same instructions


Open Word

Open Rotary Dictionary Mail Merge Document

Click on Tools, Letters & Mailings –Mail Merge

Under Document Type, select Letters

Select: Starting a Document – (use the current document)

Select: Recipients

 Select “Use an Existing List:

  Click Browse and find your Excel spreadsheet with the information.

  Click Open

Select: Table Pop-up screen:

 Select Sheet 1, OK

Under Mail Merge Recipients – click ok

Under Write Your Document – click through

Follow prompts from that point forward.




To Download the MS Word file needed for this mailmerge routine

To Download the Dictionary Order Form. Use Adobe Acrobat to fill out form

Since 2004, over
925,658 children
have received
dictionaries through
our District’s project!

District 6110's
goal is to provide
a personalized dictionary for every third grade student, and to do this each and every year.

Bookplate order info is on the first page of the dictionary order form. Putting the students name in the dictionary is so important that we made it the FIRST item to consider when you place your order.