Prizes & T-shirts

Raise money and log minutes to win!

      • Get rewarded from the start! Register and get a free Readathon t-shirt!* (See details below)

      • Read 200 minutes and get a beautiful digital anthology of creative writing from Badgerdog!

      • Look for pop-up prizes throughout the event!

      • Readathoners who participate in the Book Collage or Book Spine Poetry Challenges get chances at winning extra prizes and recognition. 

Prizes are awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners in fundraising and reading categories

Prizes include gift cards for books that you want to read and fantastic reading-themed merchandise from our partners at the Austin Public Library Gift Store, Half Price Books and BookPeople.  

Top Fundraisers Prizes – $100, $75, & $50 gift cards

Gift cards and achievement certificates are awarded for Top Teams, Solo Readers, Readathon Schools & Readathon School Students.

Readathon Schools: check out additional details here

Schools will compete for a trophy and special recognition

Top Minutes Read – $50, $35, & $25 gift cards

Gift cards and achievement certificates are awarded in 5 age categories – 0-5, 6-8, 9-12, 13-18, & adult.

Book Spine Poetry & Book Collage Challenges Prizes – $50, $35, $25 gift cards

Gift cards are awarded according to social media sharing #FamilyReadathon and aesthetic value.

Look for the Prizes & Awards Announcement in March

The t-shirts are here!

T-shirts for all registered participants may be picked up from the BookSpring offices Tuesdays & Thursdays from noon – 4 p.m. between January 21 and February 25.

The curbside pickup location is at the corner of Westminster and Greenbrook Parkway. Park on the street by the Blanton Elementary School parking lot near the dumpsters.

When you’ve arrived, call or text Evan at (703) 622-9100 with sizes for you and your team. Youth and Adult – small, medium, large, x-large.

Pop your trunk and the t-shirts will be brought out to you.

T-shirts will also be available for pick up at the Family Readathon Drive-Through Celebration.

Family Readathon Drive-Through Celebration

Carver Branch, Austin Public Library, 10 a.m. – noon, Saturday, March 27. Stay tuned for more details!