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Race To Read

Ready, Set, READ! Race to Read is coming up Friday, April 23rd-Sunday, May 2nd, 2021!

Race to Read 2021 involves physical activity, literacy and special family bonding! This year, participants will Race to Read at Water Works Park. Participants will read two children's books while strolling through the park reading each page along the path. Featured children's books include, Giraffes Can't Dance, Bear Counts. When you finish one story, which is a walk of .25-.5 miles long, you can retrace your steps to begin the next story, going the other direction. Please remember to allow for social distancing.

When: Friday, April 23rd-Sunday, May 2nd. A 10-day Race to Read family challenge!
Where: Water Works Park (53rd & Woodson. Mission, KS 66202) Right next to Rushton Elementary School.
Cost: Individual: $35, Family 3-Pack $40, Family 4-Pack $45 and Family 5- Pack $50

A "Bear Counts" children's book sponsored by All About Books and "Giraffes Can't Dance" children's book sponsored by The Learning Tree and an ROR-KC Book Bag is included!

Register for this race at this link!

A BIG Thank You to our Race to Read Sponsors:


Virtual For the Love of Books Breakfast

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Books On Tap

Save the Date for Books On Tap 2021!

Wednesday, September 15th!


Our Virtual Books On Tap 2020 was a Success!