Upcoming Club Events

Thursday, January 17th

- meeting after school in the library
- bring club dues ($5) and forms if you have not already done so
- information about participating in the Book-a-thon (fundraising and permission slips)
- form Reading Olympics teams
- T-shirt design contest (deadline for idea submissions)

Thursday, February 7th

- meeting after school in the library
- winning T-shirt design announced
- collect T-shirt payment and Book-a-thon permission slips

Leading up to the Book-a-thon

- ask friends, families, teachers, etc. to sponsor you for the event
- sponsor signs agreement to pay 2 cents per page you read, up to a maximum of $15 (750 pages)

fundraising forms are here:

keep the first sheet for yourself and give one 1/4-page slip to each of your sponsors

Friday, February 15th - Saturday, February 16th (8 pm - 8 am)

- second annual Book-a-thon fundraising event
- read as many Reading Olympics books as possible
- friendly competitions and discussions throughout the night
- raise money for the Upper Dublin Public Library
- record audio books for the Philadelphia Reeds Book Bank
- watch movie adaptations of books (possibly The Lovely Bones)
- have fun and bond with your Reading Olympics team!

note: please eat dinner before arriving, but breakfast will be provided the following morning

After the Book-a-thon

- marvel at how many books you read during the event!
- collect money from your sponsors
- turn in money and sponsor form to Madame Jones (due date TBA)

Tuesday, April 30th

- Reading Olympics competition (rescheduled from March 15th)
- compete at school, show off your knowledge, have fun, and earn ribbons!

2:30 - 2:50 Arrival
2:50 - 3:00 Announcements
3:00 - 4:00 Individual reading/ team games
4:00 - 6:15 Competition - snacks will be provided!