Planning Events for National READATHON Day?

Graphic for National READATHON day 2016The American Library Association and Penguin Random House have partnered to support the second annual National Readathon Day, which will take place on Saturday, May 21, 2016.

“It is a day dedicated to the joy of reading and giving, when readers everywhere can join together in their local library, school, bookstore, and on social media (#Readathon2016) to read and raise funds in support of literacy. This year, Readathon Day is presented as part of ALA’s Libraries Transform campaign, and will benefit ALA’s Every Child Ready to Read initiative, a program that supports the early literacy development of children from birth to age five in libraries across the nation” (Accessed from

For more information about how the program works, visit the official Readathon2016 page.

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