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Welcome to the 30th Annual Reading Marathon

Challenge your kids, preschool through sixth grade, to read 20 minutes each day during the month of November. There is no need register before beginning the Reading Marathon! Simply, download your log below and keep track of your reading minutes each day. At the end of November, return to this page and input your minutes to receive your Adventure Pass!

You are invited!


Saturday, October 29 | 10AM - 1PM

Salt Lake City Public Library

Main Branch | 210 E. 400 S. in SLC

Daniel Tiger, Katerina Cat, and Rosie from the new series, Rosie's Rules, will be joining us!

Detailed Instructions


Step One: Read 20+ minutes each day (track on reading log).

Children preschool to 6th grade read at least 20 minutes each day, or 600 minutes total, between November 1st and 30th.

Step Two: Submit your minutes.

Come back here November 30th to enter your child's reading minutes for the whole month. The submission form will be open from November 30th to December 15th.

Step Three: Have fun adventuring!

You will receive your Adventure Pass via email after you enter your child's reading minutes!

 How the Adventure Pass Works

  • The Adventure Pass includes tickets and coupons to your favorite museums, zoos, and activities around town.
  • The Adventure Pass is valid different months in 2023. Most are valid the whole year..
  • Child must complete the Reading Marathon and be between preschool – 6th grade.
  • Adults and other family members who do not have an Adventure Pass will pay regular admission prices.
  • The Adventure Pass can only be used one time at each location.


Adventure Pass Partners!

Clark Planetarium
Discovery Gateway
Intermountain Therapy Animals
Natural History Museum of Utah
Ogden Nature Center
Red Butte Garden
Salt Lake City Public Library
Thanksgiving Point
Tracy Aviary
USU Prehistoric Museum in Price
Bean Life Science Museum
Hogle Zoo


Reading Logs (PDF)

Download your 30th annual reading marathon log today

Reading Marathon Mini Grants

The application to apply for a 2022 Reading Marathon Mini Grant is now open. Apply for a grant to promote this year's 30th Annual Reading Marathon in a Utah community outside of the Wasatch Front. Applications will be accepted through Friday, October 7th.

Supported by

Reading Marathon is supported by Waterford UPSTART

Ready To Learn is Supported by 

Beesley Family Foundation, Castle Foundation, George Q. Morris Foundation, Henry W. and Leslie M. Eskuche Foundation, Herbert L. and Elsa B. Michael Foundation, Lawrence T. & Janet T. Dee Foundation, McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation, R. Harold Burton Foundation, and Ruth Eleanor Bamberger and John Ernest Bamberger Memorial Foundation.