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Riverside Library Read-a-thon
Why do we have a fund-raiser
for the library?
 Raise

money for:
buying new library books (students are
surveyed for spec...
“Read-a-thon”
 Raise

money by reading books!
How does this work?
 1)

Get money pledges from family, friends
of the family, people that you know.
 2) Read for 2 week...
When are we doing this?
 Starts

the beginning of February

 Collect

pledge money by third week of
February.
Reading Packets…
Packets have an envelope to collect pledge
money, a pledge sheet, a reading tally sheet
to keep track of ...
Chapter books…
 Every

25 pages of a chapter book will count
as one “book” on our tally sheet…
PRIZES
 Those

who read without fundraising will
receive a candy bar.
 4th place winners – Those who READ AT
LEAST 10 bo...
PRIZES
 3rd

place winners – Those who READ AT
LEAST 15 books AND COLLECT AT
LEAST $25 – receive an engraved bronze
medal...
PRIZES
 2nd

place winners – Those who READ AT
LEAST 20 books AND COLLECT AT
LEAST $35– receive an engraved silver
medal,...
PRIZES
 1st

place winners – Those who READ AT
LEAST 25 books AND COLLECT AT
LEAST $50 – receive an engraved gold
medal, ...
GRAND PRIZE
The student who has raised the largest amount
of money will receive a $25 gift certificate
to Barnes and Noble...
 Examples

of library books that were
purchased from student suggestions…
Vet Volunteers series
Students suggestions…
 What

titles, authors or series can you come
up with that you would like to see added to
our libra...
In the past….
Last year students who participated at
Riverside read 2,300 books and raised over
$4,000 for the library!
Any Questions???
LET’S GET READING!!
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Readathon intermediate

  1. 1. Riverside Library Read-a-thon
  2. 2. Why do we have a fund-raiser for the library?  Raise money for: buying new library books (students are surveyed for specific titles they want.) buying prizes for Book Bugs program, buying prizes for the Library Crew, etc.  What else??
  3. 3. “Read-a-thon”  Raise money by reading books!
  4. 4. How does this work?  1) Get money pledges from family, friends of the family, people that you know.  2) Read for 2 weeks and record the number of books read. **Since you read longer, chapter books, every 25 pages of a book will count as one book.  3) After the 2 weeks are up, collect money from pledges and return it to the library.
  5. 5. When are we doing this?  Starts the beginning of February  Collect pledge money by third week of February.
  6. 6. Reading Packets… Packets have an envelope to collect pledge money, a pledge sheet, a reading tally sheet to keep track of books and a letter to parents explaining the Read-a-thon.
  7. 7. Chapter books…  Every 25 pages of a chapter book will count as one “book” on our tally sheet…
  8. 8. PRIZES  Those who read without fundraising will receive a candy bar.  4th place winners – Those who READ AT LEAST 10 books AND COLLECT AT LEAST $15 – receive a bookmark and candy bar.
  9. 9. PRIZES  3rd place winners – Those who READ AT LEAST 15 books AND COLLECT AT LEAST $25 – receive an engraved bronze medal, a $5.00 Barnes and Noble Bookstore gift certificate and a candy bar.
  10. 10. PRIZES  2nd place winners – Those who READ AT LEAST 20 books AND COLLECT AT LEAST $35– receive an engraved silver medal, a $8.00 Barnes and Noble Bookstore gift certificate and a candy bar.
  11. 11. PRIZES  1st place winners – Those who READ AT LEAST 25 books AND COLLECT AT LEAST $50 – receive an engraved gold medal, a $10.00 Barnes and Noble Bookstore gift certificate and a candy bar.
  12. 12. GRAND PRIZE The student who has raised the largest amount of money will receive a $25 gift certificate to Barnes and Noble and a trophy.
  13. 13.  Examples of library books that were purchased from student suggestions…
  14. 14. Vet Volunteers series
  15. 15. Students suggestions…  What titles, authors or series can you come up with that you would like to see added to our library?
  16. 16. In the past…. Last year students who participated at Riverside read 2,300 books and raised over $4,000 for the library!
  17. 17. Any Questions???
  18. 18. LET’S GET READING!!

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