12:00PM sharp -- Rally for reading! Your choice: La Casa Azul Bookstore (143 E. 103rd St. between Park and Lexington) or Sister's Uptown Bookstore & Cultural Center (1942 Amsterdam Ave. at 156th).
[Bring (1) a favorite book in order to #RockThoseReads--publicly display your reading pride--and (2) at least one new or like-new children's book to donate to a Harlem shelter.]
12:30PM -- March! Led by knowledgeable guides past reading-related landmarks, stop by three amazing community businesses--Cafe One, Astor Row Café, and East Harlem Cafe--for delicious samples.
2:00PM -- Arrive at Marcus Garvey Park's Richard Rodgers Amphitheater, in the heart of Harlem, for an interactive, family-friendly celebration of reading and writing!
Community members participating in this year’s Literacy Across Harlem March, from babies in strollers to strolling senior citizens, will be led by knowledgeable guides past important literacy-related landmarks on the way to Marcus Garvey Park’s Richard Rodgers Amphitheater (Mount Morris Park West at West 122nd Street) for an interactive celebration of Harlem’s identity as a world-renowned hub of reading and writing.
Bring (1) a favorite book in order to #RockThoseReads—carry reading materials publicly to show your reading pride—and (2) a new/like-new children’s book to donate to a homeless shelter in Harlem.
If your school, organization, local business, fraternity/sorority, or faith-based institution would like to participate as a team, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dedicated to Walter Dean Myers
143 E 103rd St between Park and Lexington or 1942 Amsterdam Ave at 156th
New York , NY
Google map and directions