Photo of a meal at Por Que No Taqueria


¿Por Que No?  March 4, 2020

Our tastiest fundraiser.

What: A profit-share fundraiser at Por Que No Taqueria — all you have to do is show up for a meal.

Where: 3524 N Mississippi Ave and 4635 SE Hawthorne Blvd

When: Wednesday, March 4

Breweries for Books   July 15th, 2020

Breweries Cover

An event for all ages, with fun for children, families, and adults.

Wine-ing for Literacy   October 22, 2020

This will be our ninth annual Wine-ing for Literacy event. Come toast to children’s literacy!

StudioX Fitness Class   January 11, 2020

Photo of Studio X class in progress

Start 2020 right in more ways than one.

What: StudioX Fitness is ready to help you sweat out any holiday excesses and benefit Team First Book Portland at the same time. Class for a Cause tickets are $23 and 100% of the proceeds will go to us, and that means more books for kids. Register now, because it’s sure to sell out!

Where: StudioX Fitness, 2839 SE Stark Street

When: Saturday, January 11, at noon

Visit their site to sign up. (If you don’t already have a MindBody account, you’ll need to create one to complete the booking.)

World Read Aloud Day   February 5, 2020

Exterior photo of Rose City Book Pub

Read Aloud. Change the World.

What: LitWorld​ says literacy is a fundamental human right that belongs to everyone and a great way to celebrate it is to read aloud. We agree! Bring your kids and join us at Rose City Book Pub​ with our featured guest, artist and illustrator Kate Berube. The pub offers a large selection of books — including children’s books, of course — plus great food and beer.

· $5 suggested donation
· Arrive by 5pm to browse the books or grab a bite and get kids settled
· Reading starts at 5:30pm with a meet and greet after

Where: Rose City Book Pub, 1329 NE Fremont St

When: Wednesday, February 5, 5pm