Support Literacy in Rhode Island ~ Make a Day of It!
Sign up your school, library, bookstore or book discussion group to take part in the statewide reading of Wish You Well on Friday, May 9th. The relay kicks off at the State House at 9:00 am with RARI's Honorary Co-chairs Lt. Governor Charles J. Fogarty and Barbara Morse of NBC - 10 as guest readers, with a special appearance by the author himself, David Baldacci. The book will be read in half-hour increments during the day at different venues across the state and finishes at Cardi's Furniture in West Warwick at 7:00 pm, with David Baldacci reading the last section of the novel, Today.
Join the Reading Relay. Invite a guest reader to read aloud a section of Wish You Well to help celebrate literacy & reading. To sign up for one of the open time slots listed below, call Stephanie Chausse at
455-8087 or [email protected]
Please join us at any of the venues below. David Baldacci will be at the Statehouse at 9:00 am and Cardi's in W. Warwick at 7:00 pm. We hope to see you there!
|Relay Time||Name of Site||Book Section||Guest Reader(s)|
|9-9:30 am||Statehouse||Author's Note Chapters 1 & 2||David Baldacci, Barbara Morse NBC 10, Lt. Gov. Fogarty|
|9:30-10||Chapters 3, 4|
|10-10:30||Cov Middle School||Chapters 5, 6|
|10:30-11||EWG Jr. Sr. High||Chapters 7, 8, 9|
|11-11:30||Chapters 10, 11|
|11:30-12||George Hail Free Library Warren||Chapters 12, 13|
|12 noon-12:30||Fox Point Library||Chapters 14, 15|
|12:30-1pm||Chapters 16, 17|
|1-1:30||Warwick Veterans High School||Chapter 18, 19|
|1:30-2||North Smithfield Public Library||Chapters 20, 21|
|2-2:30||Cumberland Public Library||Chapters 22, 23|
|2:30-3||Cranston Senior Center||Chapters 24, 25, 26|
|3-3:30||Greenville Public Library||Chapters 27, 28||Ron Machtley, President Bryant College|
|3:30 4||East Prov. Pubic Library||Chapters 29, 30, 31|
|4-4:30||Lincoln Public Library||Chapters 32, 33|
|4:30-5||Chapters 34, 35|
|5-5:30||Chapters 36, 37|
|7-7:30||Cardi's - West Warwick||Today||David Baldacci|