#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.
*4 hours sounds like a great time grab for reading on a winter afternoon. Interested? Care to join me ? Make it a bloggers reading partyright here? Lots of time to decide what to readand of course ~What kind of goodies, snacks and bevs will we add to the sideboard…?**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.
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 HERE3 Canadian provinces listed to date and several United States included.
*– ** LibraryThing members of the 75 Books Challenge are also inviting readers to consider joining the group and making it a*
*– possibly with more reading hours (depending on interest) they look forward to hearing your Thoughts at the LT link above.
*Details on doing the fundraising aspect can be found here though not required to participate.
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