How to Participate in the Readathon

How to Get Started

If you’re a reader:

  • Create your own Firstgiving Fundraising page to benefit The National Book Foundation.
  • Invite friends and family to donate to your effort.
  • Check back into this site to find a participating venue near you or encourage your local bookstore or library to host a reading party.
  • Join us for National Readathon Day on January 24th from 12noon-4pm and make #timetoread!

 

How to Host an Event

If you’re a bookstore, library, school, or other venue:

  • Tell us that you plan to host a Readathon party by emailing us at readathon@penguinrandomhouse.com
  • Visit our Resources section and download supporting materials. Be one of the first 200 venues to sign up and we’ll ship a Readathon Day poster to you.
  • Promote National Readathon Day in your store or library by displaying event signage and promoting it in your newsletter and social media efforts leading up to the day.
  • Join us for National Readathon Day on January 24th from 12noon-4pm and make #timetoread!


Posted: January 21, 2015