Hooked on Books
Hooked on Books
Hooked on Books is an annual book drive competition for schools throughout the metro that takes place in January and February. The school that the collects the most new and gently used books wins bragging rights, a $500 gift certificate from Scholastic Books, and representatives from your school will be invited to Reach Out and Read's Birthday Breakfast on April 20th, 2017. More importantly, this effort provides a great opportunity for kids to help kids. All books collected are sorted and redistributed to ROR and other organizations and schools needing books.
Participating is as easy as 1-2-31- Sign-Up
through our website and schedule your book drive for any time, and any duration of time, between January 9 - March 17, 2017.2-
Spread the word that you'll be collecting new and gently-used children's books appropriate for infants to 14-year-olds.3-
Count the books and report your results by March 22, 2017.
After your drive, donated books will be picked up by a Hooked on Books volunteer.
One lucky school will receive a pizza party for their winning classroom. All schools participating will be entered into a random drawing for a chance to win gift cards!
Nonprofits and other organizations are eligible to receive books from the Hooked On Books book drive. Sign up to receive books.
On March 25th from 10am-12pm or 1pm-3pm volunteers will sort books collected during the book drive at the KC Star. On April 1st volunteers will help agencies picking up books at the KC Star. Sign up to be a volunteer.
For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 913.588.0295.