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Virtual For the Love of Books Breakfast

Join us for the 

2021 Virtual For the Love of Books Breakfast 

hosted by Fox 4's Shannon O'Brien and 

presented by CommunityAmerica Credit Union and 

United Healthcare will be held 

Thursday, February 11th

Tune in at 8:30am

The Event will begin promptly at 8:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m 

Click on the WEBSITE or FACEBOOK box to view on February 11th!

This year we are so excited to introduce our featured children's book author, Coy Bowles! Coy is also a member of the three-time Grammy-Award-winning Zac Brown Band. He wrote "Behind The Little Red Door"featuring beautiful illustrations and lighthearted rhymes.

Other children's book authors that will be featured during the event is Lyndsay Archer "Fly, Doctor, Fly!", local children's book author Angela Kmeck "This Is Kansas City", and local children's book author Vladimir Sainte "Just Like A Hero".

For the first time ever, we will have a Silent Auction! The bidding has now begun and will last until 10:30am on February 11th.  See all items now by CLICKING HERE

Silent Auction Items can be picked up at the ROR-KC office January 12th or the following week.

Virtual Race To Read

Saturday, April 24th-May 2nd at 8:00 a.m.

(or at your convenience)

Enjoy favorite children's books while taking a stroll!

Race to Read 2021 encourages physical activity, early literacy and family time. 


Register for this race at this link or fill out a registration form and send it to the Reach Out and Read Kansas City office.  

Due to the virtual event, this race will not be timed, as in years past. The first 12 families that sign up will receive a Family Fun Pack that can be picked up from the Reach Out and Read Kansas City office. Please call before arriving as our building is locked to the general public - 913-588-2793.

Mailing Address:
Reach Out and Read Kansas City
Attn: Ellen Quinn
3901 Rainbow Blvd, MS 1051
KC, KS 66160

Physical Address:
Support Services Building
2100 W. 36th Ave, KC, KS 66103

A BIG Thank You to our Race to Read Sponsors:

Vibrant Health Clinic

Books On Tap

Save the Date for Books On Tap 2021!

Wednesday, September 15th!

Our Virtual Books On Tap 2020 was a Success!