Events

  • Multi-Cultural Children’s Bookstore (The Shops at Hilltop)

    Ashays Children’s Book Collection, West County READS and Tamara Shiloh have teamed up to open a pop-up Multi-Cultural Children’s Book Store!  It will be open from Nov. 15 – Dec. 31, and is located near Macy’s in Richmond. This is a fundraiser that benefits West County READS, a group we partner with often.

  • President’s Week Recess

    School, and therefore Read-Aloud, is on vacation Feb 20-24.  Have a good break!

  • Last Orientation of 2016-17 School Year

    The last Orientation of the school year will be on:

    Feb. 16, 10:30-noon

    in the Read-Aloud Office
    (13831 San Pablo Ave., Bldg. 5, San Pablo CA 94806)

     

  • Winter Break (12/19-1/2)

    Read-Aloud is on Winter Break from December 19 – January 2 2017; the last day of Read-Aloud in 2016 is Friday, December 16 and the first day of Read-Aloud in the new year is Tuesday, January 3.

  • December Orientation

    Thursday Dec 15th, 10 – 11:30 am

    Read-Aloud office, 2nd floor conference room (13831 San Pablo Ave, Bldg 5)

    * Park in the main parking lot and walk past the courtyard, almost to Church Ln, to building 5, call using the lobby phone to gain entrance.

  • Next Make-up Orientations

    Tuesday Oct 18th, 10 – 11:30 am

    Read-Aloud office, 2nd floor conference room (13831 San Pablo Ave, Bldg 5)

    * Park in the main parking lot and walk past the courtyard, almost to Church Ln, to building 5, call using the lobby phone to gain entrance.

    Wednesday Oct 26th, 10:30 – noon

    Building 2 Council Conference Room 13831 San Pablo Ave, Bldg 2

    * Building closet to both Las Montanas and San Pablo Ave.

  • Make-Up Orientations

    Friday Oct 7th, 11 am – 12:30 pm

    Read-Aloud office, 2nd floor conference room (13831 San Pablo Ave, Bldg 5)

    * Entrance is on Church Ln, second driveway on right as you travel toward Senior Center from San Pablo Ave.

    Tuesday Oct 11th, 2 – 3:30 pm

    Read-Aloud office, 2nd floor conference room (13831 San Pablo Ave, Bldg 5)

    * Park in the main parking lot and walk past the courtyard, almost to Church Ln, to building 5, call using the lobby phone to gain entrance.

  • Orientation Reminder

    The Read-Aloud Orientation:

    Wednesday, September 21st, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Berkeley,1 Lawson Rd, Kensington 94707

    Please attend if you are a reader, as this is when we discuss changes in District requirements, the new Volunteer Reader Handbook and general housekeeping.

  • End of Program Year

    Read-Aloud is entering it’s last month of the 2015-16 program. Check our calendar to see when your school stops and the day of your Appreciation Celebration.

  • East Bay Gives

    East Bay Gives, the 24-hour online giving event is Tuesday May 3 only. Consider donating at EastBayGives.org. Minimum donation is $20.

    Leverage your monetary gift with a chance at prize money for Read-Aloud by giving at any time (each nonprofit with a donation in a single hour is entered in a random drawing worth $250 – $500).

    Thanks for your support, be it time, word-of-mouth, books or money.