At all Books-a-Million stores in West Virginia on Oct. 27, tell the cashier you want to support Read Aloud West Virginia, and the store will donate 10 percent of the purchase amount to help Read Aloud put books on the minds and in the hands of West Virginia children.
Stores in Barboursville, Beckley, Bluefield, Bridgeport, Martinsburg, Morgantown, Charleston, Vienna and Wheeling are participating in Books-a-Million’s Bookfair Program with Read Aloud for the third time. In Charleston, both stores at Dudley Farms Plaza on Corridor G and in the Charleston Town Center mall are participating.
Read Aloud volunteers will be in stores on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018 to answer questions, share information and sign up volunteers.
Read Aloud West Virginia exists to motivate children to want to read. Children who read for pleasure tend to read more. Children who read more improve their reading skills. Good reading skills support school success and employability later. Good reading skills are the foundation of an educated workforce, which fuels a more robust economy and prosperity.
Read Aloud pursues this mission with efforts in four areas:
Read Aloud West Virginia thanks Books-a-Million and supporters who are helping us change the literacy climate in West Virginia.
This story was updated on October 22, 2018 to include stores in Bridgeport and Morgantown, and on Oct. 23, 2018 to include Martinsburg, which joined the fundraiser.