2019 Penn State Marathon Reading

2019 Penn State Marathon Reading

Thursday, September 19, 2019 10:00 am
- 12:00 am EDT
Pattee/Paterno Library Lawn

When: Thursday, September 19 @ 10:00am – 10:00pm
Where: The lawn in front of the Pattee/Paterno Library

During this annual event, volunteers take turns reading over a 12-hour period. This year's event, Myths, Legends, and Songs from around the World. Selected short stories and songs from a number of languages taught and spoken on (our) campus at Penn State!

Anyone may volunteer for two to five minutes of reading. Groups --  classes, teams, social organizations -- are encouraged to participate by  volunteering for larger blocks of time.

There will be pizza, t-shirts, and other surprises.

Questions? Want to sign up to read in advance? Want to read in Spanish, French, Japanese, German, Chinese, Portuguese or Russian? EMAIL us at marathonread@psu.edu.

2019 marathon read program

The Marathon Reading Coordinators would like to thank everyone who participated in this year's Read!

To view the Collegian clip that captures images of several of our faculty and students, as well as conveying the collaborative spirit of this project, please click here.

Contact: Olivia Brown