How to Participate


1. Get the Books.

Visit your local library or bookstore or check our catalog.

2. Read.

Join your family, friends, coworkers, neighbors, or fellow students in reading.

3. Use the Reader's Guide.

Pick up a copy at bookstores and libraries throughout Kalamazoo County.

4. Discuss.

Organize a book discussion with friends or neighbors, at school, work, home, place of worship, or even a favorite coffee shop, or join a discussion group at an area library.

5. Participate.

Attend Reading Together events. Past events have included films, concerts, author visits, and expert presentations.

6. Wear the button.

Let others know what you’re reading by wearing our commemorative button. The Reading Together button is a great conversation starter. Spread the word by giving buttons to your friends and family.