One of the best ways to find out more about Room to Read and help spread the word about our mission to educate children in developing countries is to attend an event in your area. Room to Read has volunteer chapters around the globe that host events to help us raise money and awareness for our programs. If you're interested in attending one of our local events, please download the invitation and/or contact the name listed below. We hope to see you soon at a local Room to Read event!

Please note that events are listed chronologically.

Our volunteers are busy planning a variety of events. Please check back often if your city isn't listed below. For more information about any of the events on this page, please contact  

In Vino Educatis

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
6:00 - 9:00 PM
Times Ten Cellars, 6324 Prospect Ave, Dallas

Join the local chapter of Room to Read for In Vino Educatis – “In Wine There is Learning” at our new venue - Times Ten Cellars in Dallas for an evening of great wine and great people for a very important cause. Wednesdays are pizza night at Times Ten Cellars with pizza available for purchase from Urban Crust Pizza.

Buy your tickets here!

San Francisco Bay Area
Spring Benefit: Destination Literacy

Thursday, April 30, 2015
5:30-6:30 pm VIP Reception 
6:30-9:30 pm Main Event 
The City Club, 155 Sansome Street, San Francisco, CA 94104

Join the San Francisco Bay Area Chapter and Room to Read's Co-Founder and CEO, Erin Ganju, as we enjoy an evening of wine, food, and fun in support of literacy and girls' education programs in Asia and Africa. Hosted at the City Club, this year’s event will pay homage to the Bay Area’s love of the great outdoors and travel with a special live auction geared towards unique experiences and adventures! 

Buy your tickets here!

New York City
Spring Benefit

Thursday, April 30
6:00pm - 7:00pm VIP Reception with John Wood
7:00pm Main Event
Broad Street Ballroom- 41 Broad Street, 10004 
The New York Chapter invites you to join us at our annual Spring Benefit. Enjoy an elegant evening of cocktails and hors d' oeuvres, an inspirational presentation by John Wood and both a live and silent auction.

Purchse your tickets here

Los Angeles
Spring Benefit

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 
6:30-7:30 pm VIP Reception 
7:30-10:30 pm Main Event 
Private Residence 

Join the Los Angeles Chapter and Room to Read's Co-Founder and CEO, Erin Ganju, as we enjoy an evening of wine, food, and fun in support of literacy and girls' education programs in Asia and Africa. There will be a special live auction geared towards travel, unique experiences, and adventures in the Los Angeles area and beyond! 

Buy your tickets here!

Montreal, Quebec 
Room to Read Benefit Cocktail 

Thursday, May 7, 2015 
Bank of Montreal head office, 129 St-Jacques Street Montreal

Don’t miss this year’s Room to Read virtual night flight, hosted by the Bank of Montreal, May 7th, 2015.  Join John Wood, founder of Room to Read, and travel to Destination Global Literacy, a faraway land where the dream of education can become a reality. 

Following the success of last year’s flight, business-class tickets will sell out quickly!  Every dollar raised will be used to fund Room to Read’s programs. An exceptional and inspiring cocktail fundraiser party not to be missed!  

For more details and ticketing information, please see

New York City  
Beers for Books 

Friday, May 8, 2015 7:00pm-9:00pm
Dive Bar, 732 Amsterdam Ave. 

Come out for a springtime Beers for Books party at classic craft beer specialist Dive Bar! Harlem Brewing Company and Noble Grains are joining Dive Bar in generously donating a bag of craft beer goodies that we’ll raffle off. All proceeds go to support Room to Read. Good people, good drinks, great cause. See you there! 

To confirm your attendance, visit the event Facebook page

Beers for Books

Tuesday, June 2, 2015
5:30 - 9:00 PM 
Yellowhead Brewery - 10229 105 St. NW, Edmonton

Join us for a night of trivia fun, brewery tours and naturally, great beer at the Yellowhead Brewery! 
Teams of up to 4 people will compete in a pub-style trivia contest with topics ranging from Room to Read facts, world geography, sports, entertainment, to who's dating who in the world of celebrities!

$2 from every beer sold will support Room to Read & food will be available for purchase.

Buy your tickets here!


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