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Sunday, 4 January 2015

NATIONAL READATHON DAY: JANUARY 24.15





#timetoread National ReadaThon day details:


Penguin Random House and the National Book Foundation 
are launching 
National Readathon Day, 
asking readers to make #timetoread
pledging to read for four hours 
starting at noon (in respective time zones) 
on January 24, 2015.
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4 hours sounds like a great time grab for reading on a winter afternoon.  Interested?  
Care to join me ?  Make it a bloggers reading party
right here?  
Lots of time to decide what to read
and of course ~
What kind of goodies, snacks and bevs will we add to 
the sideboard...?
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*How would you like to participate ?

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What is National Readathon Day (NRD)?
- NRD is a nation-wide marathon reading 
 Saturday, January 24 from Noon – 4pm 
(in respective time zones)
- Share your love of books and support programs that promote reading by pledging to read 
[with the option of fundraising for the National Book Foundation]
- It's like a walk-a-thon charity drive, but 
we're turning pages instead of walking laps. 

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How to get involved?
- You can host a reading party at bookstores, libraries, schools, etc.  
Let NRD know HERE if you are. Or join a team at your local bookstore or library. 
Locations are added HERE
3 Canadian provinces listed to date and several United States included.

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- ** LibraryThing members of the 75 Books Challenge are also inviting readers to consider joining the group and making it a
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- possibly with more reading hours (depending on interest) 
they look forward to hearing your Thoughts at the LT link above.

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*Details on doing the fundraising aspect can be found here though not required to participate. 





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3 comments:

Creations by Laurel-Rain Snow said...

Thanks for the news! Enjoy...and here's my MUSING MONDAYS POST

storytreasury said...

That's a lot of hours spent reading in one sitting!

Create With Joy said...

Thank you SO much for sharing this event with us at the Book Nook at Create With Joy! I'm so glad you found us - you were on my list of personal invites! :-)

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