How to Sign Up for Ridgewood’s Reading Marathon

February is Reading Marathon Month for kids pre-K to 8th grade! The Annual Friends of the Library’s fundraiser has started and it runs all month long.

Participation takes just 2 easy steps: 

For Preschoolers and Elementary School Kids: 
1. Read for at least 30 minutes on ANY 5 DAYS in February.

2. Keep track with help from a handy Reading Marathon tracker). Be sure to indicate the days that you read on this form.

For Middle Schoolers: 
1. Read at least two (2) books during the entire month of February.

2. Be sure to indicate the titles of the books and dates you read on this form.

Your very generous donations to the Friends of the Library make ALL Ridgewood Library programming possible. Some of these wonderful programs include:

-Preschool Storytime & Craft
-Creative Kids with Marcia Matthews
-World Explorers Club
-Tinker Team
-Storybook Cooking
-Comic Con
-Tenafly Nature Center/ Delaware Valley Raptor programs
-Book collection development
-And so much more!

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