Let’s Get Together with the Family Readathon

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Family Readathon

January 22 – February 10, 2021

Register NOW!

BookSpring and The Library Foundation are proud to present the 16th annual Family Readathon. Join us and help build healthier communities by raising funds to give books to kids!

Congratulations on your reading efforts, Readathoners!

We hope you are warm and safe. Given the myriad challenges presented by this record-breaking winter storm, we are extending all Family Readathon deadlines, including logging minutes, to next Thursday, February 25th. Here are important dates –

Calling all Readathoners, Librarians, Teachers, Sponsors and Families
Free Family Readathon Drive-Through Celebration
Carver Public Library, Saturday, March 27th, 10 a.m. – noon
Books + T-shirts + Surprise Gifts + Whataburger Snacks
Stay tuned for more details

Gather

Organize a Team, be Solo Readathoner, or join your School.

FUNdraise

Sign up, set reading goals, and help raise funds today

Share

Share your fundraising page with friends and family

Create

Take the Book Spine Poetry and Book Collage Challenges today

Learn

Attend Warm-up Workshops leading up to the Readathon

Read

Start your online Reading Report on Day 1 of the Readathon, January 22

Win Prizes

Read and fundraise as much as you can

Give

“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

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

Solo Readers – Teams – Families – Schools – Groups

Share your Creativity

Take the Book Collage or Book Spring Poetry Challenge


BookSpring

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


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