Monday, September 19, 2022

Help set a world record for the number of people reading or listening to the same book on one day! Join us at any of our branch locations on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022 to participate in Jumpstart's Read for the Record. This year's book selection is “Nigel and the Moon" by SC author, Antwan Eady.  From reading with your class to checking out a copy, there are many ways to participate! CCPL is making super easy for anyone to join in on the record setting fun; check your local branch's schedule for a Storytime and other programs that day, drop in to read one of our extra copies available, or reserve one our digital copies. 

Find a copy of "Nigel and the Moon" HERE!  

Watch a recording of the author, Antwan Eady, read the book HERE

About Read for the Record

Jumpstart’s Read for the Record is the world’s largest shared reading experience to celebrate children’s early language and social-emotional development. Each year Read for the Record brings together millions of adults and children as they read the same book on the same day, building an intergenerational community through reading. Held this year on October 27, 2022, over 24 million people have participated in Read for the Record to date, and hundreds of thousands of high-quality books have been distributed to children in underserved communities across the United States over the past 17 years.