Frequently Asked Questions
Who can participate?
Babies, toddlers, preschoolers, children, teens, adults — everyone! Children too young to read by themselves are welcome to participate by having a parent or caretaker sign them up and read to them.
Can I count books that I read on my computer or e-reader?
Of course! Reading an e-book counts just like reading a paper one; that's one of the reasons we count minutes, not pages.
Can I count time that I spend reading to my kids?
For sure! We love when you read to your kids!
Can I count audiobooks?
Can I count the time that I spend reading a book even if I don’t finish it?
Absolutely! Ten minutes is ten minutes.
Can I join the program after its official start date?
Definitely! You can join up until the last day of July; after that, you'll have to wait until next year.