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Thank you!

Thank you to all those who attended the Prize Pickup event on Sunday.  We had lots of fun picking out new books and shooting hoops with some of the NKHS Boys Basketball team.  It was a buzzer beating win!!!

For those of you unable to make it and would like to pick up your prizes, please complete the Prize Pickup Form and we will email you a time and location.  


Thanks again for Catching the reading Wave with the NKEF.  We truly appreciate the support. 

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Fill a Box Book Drive

It is that time of year – if you are spring cleaning and have books to share.  The NKEF will be collecting gently used books (children and adults) to fill our Library boxes located throughout North Kingstown.  Help us stock our boxes and share the gift of reading!!

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Join us … Sip n’ Social

RSVP here to let us know you are coming!

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Make a 3-point shot and help your team move up the Leader Board

Check out the current scoreboard and standings of your school team.  Thank you to all those who are participating, recruiting, reading and collecting donations.  Readers can still register and join the Madness! Register here Family Login Page | Pledgestar

March 24, 2022

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The NKEF Reading Madness Challenge has officially begun!!

Check out the current scoreboard and the school team rankings! Logging reading minutes makes the difference…. The more readers, the more minutes read, the more points scored!!!
Registration is STILL open.

Register now and earn your school team points for a spot in the Final Four and win a literacy grant! 

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Anyone can READ …How many minutes can you read a day?

This challenge is not just for students and teachers.  Anyone can read for this challenge.  Support a local school and earn them points for a spot in the Final Four and win a literacy grant!   Register now.  NKEF Reading Madness Challenge begins TODAY Monday – March 21, 2022.  

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Swoosh! Nothing but net!

Swoosh! Nothing but net! Registering for the NKEF Reading Madness Challenge gives your school team of choice 2 points towards making the Final Four!!  Reading 20 minutes and give them 3 points!!  It is that easy!  Check out the challenge, the more scoring points and how to register at the NKEF website.

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Have you registered for the NKEF Reading Madness Challenge?

Help make the NKEF Reading Madness Challenge a SLAM DUNK! Register now. 

Challenge begins this Monday – March 21, 2022.

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Registration is easy…there is an App for your phone

Our 2022 Reading Madness Challenge is March 21st – April 3rd!   Your participation will help your school earn points and get ranked into the Final Four Bracket.  The top 4 schools will earn Literacy Grants of different values and readers earn prizes for minutes read.

Using your Android or Apple phone or tablet:

  • Go to your device’s App Store and search for “PledgeStar” to download the Family App, or go to https://pledgestar.com/NKEF/downloadapp.html
  • On the home screen enter your event code: “NKEF” to locate your event
  • Click “Not Registered For This Year’s Event”
  • Enter your name and email address, then click “Submit”
  • Follow the instructions on-screen to register Reader(s), choose your school of choice (Home team) and add family and friends for pledge requests
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