Monday, September 29, 2014

TBF Read-a-Thon

Hello readers,

Before I talk about the TBF Read-a-Thon , I would like to congratulate our wonderful TBF fans who ran in George Eastman House 5K Photo Finish. In addition, TBF raised $2,100! A huge thank you to everyone who donated and our runners!

Now let's talk about the Read-a-Thon (RAT). This is just one of the few fundraisers you can participate in. This year's fundraising goal is $10,000.  How can you sign up for RAT?
Ask your librarian at your school or library if they are involved with TBF and can get you a reader packet.  If not, contact Stephanie at We ask fundraisers to raise a minimum of $20 to participate in the RAT. For an added incentive, the teen reader who raises the most money for RAT will receive TWO tickets to the TBF Author Dinner on Friday, May 15th, 2015.

Details about RAT
Date: Saturday, November 1st, 1-5pm
Location: Barnes and Noble, Pittsford Plaza (3349 Monroe Avenue, 14618)
Fun: Meet Laurie Halse Anderson, who will arrive around 3:30 to meet our readers and then will stay for a short reading/presentation and book signing.  Laure is up for a National Book Award for her latest book, The Impossible Knife of Memory! (YAY! Congratulations Laurie!)
Snacks will be provided.  Readers should bring pillows, blankets, other comfy stuff and reading material.
Prizes: Readers can win door prizes and every reader will get a free TBF T-Shirt.
That's it for today! Be sure to check out the blog for some more news, book reviews from our new TBF bloggers and author interviews!

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