2021 Family Readathon

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Ready, set, read!

The Family Readathon is all about children, teens, and adults reading as much as they can to support literacy for kids in need.

January 22 – February 10, 2021

Registration, Fundraising, and Challenges open November 14, 2020

“It really encourages my kids to read. One of my three kids naturally loves reading, but the Readathon has helped encourage more and more reading from my other two kids each time it happens.”

Readathon Parent

Get a head start before the Readathon!

Gather up a Team
(or Read Solo)

Set your Minutes to Read and Fundraising Goals

Share your custom page with Friends and Family and ask them to support books for kids!

Take the Book Spine Poetry and Book Collage Challenges today!

Frequently Asked Questions

Registration, tracking minutes, and more

Prizes and Awards

Learn about how you get a free t-shirt and more!

Who Can Participate

Individual Readers – Schools – Teams – Groups – Families

Share your Creativity

Take the Book Collage or Book Spring Poetry Challenge


BookSpring builds early literacy in children and families through healthcare (Rx), education (Ed), and the community (Go). BookSpring is dedicated to making sure kids have books at home that will shape and change their lives.

The Library Foundation

The Library Foundation supports the Austin Public Library by increasing awareness about the library and its importance to the community, and by fundraising to enhance collections, programs, and facilities.

Thanks to our Sponsors

Want to join these business leaders in supporting early literacy? Learn more.