Curious Readathon

10/21/17 09:00 AM - 10/21/17 09:00 PM
Curious Iguana
12 North Market Street, Frederick, MD 21701, USA

In the spirit of Dewey’s 24-Hour Readathon online, Curious Iguana is hosting a 12-hour in-store readathon to benefit one of our favorite local nonprofits, Children of Incarcerated Parents Partnership. The Helen J. Serini Foundation has generously agreed to support our efforts, with a $1 donation for every page read during our event.

Here’s how our Curious Readathon works:

  • Stop by or call 301-695-2500 to reserve a 30-minute timeslot in our “reading chair,” which will be positioned in our front window. Only 24 timeslots are available for this event, so sign up soon!
  • On October 21 at your reserved timeslot, bring your favorite book (or borrow one of ours) and enjoy a half-hour of quiet reading time at the Iguana.
  • Track how many pages you read. Our goal for each reader is 30 pages–but no pressure!
  • This event is recommended for ages 12 and up. There’s no fee to participate, but we do suggest a minimum donation of $10–or, even better, $1 a page–to Children of Incarcerated Parents Partnership. We will accept cash or checks for COIPP on the day of the event.

Can’t join us for the Readathon? Read at home for as long as you like, and donate $1 or more per page to Children of Incarcerated Parents Partnership. You can make your donation online or mail check to P.O. Box 791, Frederick, MD 21705-0791. Be sure to indicate that your donation is from the Curious Readathon so we can include it in our totals.

Related events

  • 10/01/17 02:00 PM - 10/01/17 05:00 PM
    We're celebrating the conclusion of our Banned Books Search with Flying Dog Brewery and 1st Amendment Society friends! Join us at Flying Dog for an afternoon of beer, trivia, and prizes with other book finders and 1st Amendment fans. Banned book titles will be available for purchase at the event. Free and open to the public. RSVP in person at Curious Iguana or email
  • 10/16/17 04:00 PM - 10/16/17 06:00 PM
    Join us for our kick-off to Free Speech Week and a special opportunity to chat with Jim Caruso, co-owner and CEO of Flying Dog Brewery and founder of the 1st Amendment Society. Enjoy free beer, book recommendations, and good conversations.  Free and open to the public. Must be 21+ to consume beer.