Celebrate World Read Aloud Day with three days of free virtual events presented by the reading experts at Scholastic. This global holiday, celebrated annually in over 173 countries, is all about bringing people together through the shared connection of reading aloud. Join in to meet some of your favourite authors, play games, listen to books being read aloud and learn from educational experts right from your own home or classroom!

The Scholastic Virtual Book Fest activities will start on January 31, 2022 and wrap up on World Read Aloud Day being celebrated February 2, 2022. This 3 day online festival promises something for everyone with a full schedule of events and an online format that allows you to easily pick and choose which sessions you want to attend. All Virtual Book Fest events will premiere on Facebook as well as Scholastic’s YouTube channel. Select events will be available to view On Demand following the premiere.

Plus, don’t forget to sign up online to receive the FREE Virtual Kit. This includes easy-to-use digital resources like printable activity sheets and discussion guides, and enters you for a chance to win a $30 Gift Card to the Scholastic Store Online.

World Read Aloud Day & Virtual Book Fest:

When: January 31 – February 2, 2022
Time: Various – see schedule
Where: Online
Website: www.scholastic.com