News & Events

Scroll down for a timeline of important news and events about our Storybook Heroes, Readathon, and other happenings across our network of early literacy friends.

Read-A-Thon brings joy of reading
Submitted by Shelley Renee, Read-A-Thon Program Manager As I drive around the Austin area visiting schools to promote the 2014 Read-A-Thon I hear so many ...
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BookSpring program celebrates 40 years in Austin
Austin, Texas, September 11 – Lynda Johnson Robb and Catherine Robb joined local librarians to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) ...
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Summer Reading Program with BookSpring + AISD
Submitted by Jill González Director of Programs  This year, Austin Independent School District (AISD) will hold summer library programs at 22 campuses. 13 of these ...
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Bookspring Storybook Heroes Luncheon (2013)
BookSpring's Inaugural Storybook Heroes Luncheon Concludes with a Storybook Ending Rep. Mark Strama, Texas House of Representatives, Keynote Speaker Judge Amy Clark Meachum 201st Judicial ...
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2012 Read-A-Thon Results Are In!
The results are in for the 2012 “Book A Trip” Read-A-Thon sponsored by Howdy Honda! The competition was fierce, and the results from the top ...
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BookSpring Announces Top School for 2011 Read-A-Thon
Bridge Point Elementary awarded Reading Trophy recognizing students who raised over $24,000 and read 381,000 pages during 2011 BookSpring Read-A-Thon On Tuesday March 22, BookSpring ...
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Wonderful "Read-A-Thon" stories
Every year I am touched by the wonderful stories I hear about the Read-A-Thon and the amazing activities taking place in our schools to encourage ...
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Papa Noel and Austin Rotary Clubs Sponsor Book Drive
Wow! The Rotary Clubs all over Austin are partnering with Papa Noel Christmas Trees to collect donated gently used children's books! BookSpring will place donated ...
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Rotarians Sponsor Book Drive at Papa Noel Christmas Trees
This holiday season the Austin area Rotary clubs are partnering with Papa Noel Christmas trees and the Austin Optimist Club to collect gently used children's ...
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Howdy Honda Sponsors 2011 Read-A-Thon
BookSpring Announces 2011 Read-A-Thon Sponsors Howdy Honda returns as the Presenting Sponsor for the 2011 Read-A-Thon.  As presenting sponsor, Howdy Honda  has supported the community wide event benefitting ...
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BookSpring Announces Winner of 2010 Read-A-Thon Art Contest
Chaaru Deb, an eighth grader at Kealing Middle School, submitted the winning drawing for BookSpring’s 2010 Read-A-Thon Art Contest. Deb’s artwork will be featured on ...
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