Our friends at Unshelved created this adorable comic to remind readers about National Readathon Day on Saturday, May 21st. As a reminder, National Readathon Day celebrates the joy of reading and giving with a day of reading. Funds raised during Readathon will benefit the Every Child Ready to Read initiative. Follow along on social media with #Readathon2016 and participate in #AskaLibrarian on Twitter, today at 12p.m. EST, National Readathon Day edition! Click for More Information. Get Started and Join In. Find a Reading Party Near You. Spread the Word With Downloadable Images.