Start a Slow Reading Club

You can now become an official Slow Reading Club Host and run a Slow Reading Club in your area of the world!

If you think you’d like to join us, read the Slow Reading Club Host information below and consider all the conditions carefully. What is a Slow Reading Club?

Sound like you? Great! Fill in the form below to apply and we’ll be in touch ASAP so you can get started.

 

All Slow Reading Club Hosts champion and protect the Slow Reading Club ethos:

  • Slow Reading Club’s mantra is: Calm Body, Curious Mind, Open Heart
  • We aim to bring people the benefits of reading in their busy lives and in our fast times
  • We operate Slow Reading Clubs to bring people the joy of reading together
  • Slow Reading Club Hosts will not generate profit from Slow Reading Clubs
 

As a Slow Reading Club Host you will make a promise to:

  • Commit to creating a safe, quiet and relaxed environment for your Slow Reading Club
  • Provide us with details of your Slow Reading Club (when is it, where is it, how often is it) and links to your sign-up platform (Meetup, Facebook etc) for us to champion you on slowreadingco.com and our social media networks
  • Provide us with a picture and some words about you for our Hosts page
  • Connect your Slow Readers to us – encourage them to sign up to our free enewsletter and follow us on Facebook and Twitter
  • Report back to us – help us with surveys from time to time
  • Let us know if you want to call it quits

We’ll help you by:

  • Slow Reading Club logoProviding you with our helpful Slow Reading Club Host Handbook – we’ve worked on the format of the Club until it works, learn from us and ensure your Club is successful
  • Providing you with the Slow Reading Club logo, brand guidelines and images to use on your online and print material
  • Creating monthly enewsletters and regular updates for your Slow Readers
  • Bringing you Host opportunities to learn more about Slow Reading

 

The small print

  • We reserve the right to remove you as an official Slow Reading Club Host (and your Slow Reading Club from slowreadingco.com) – we will do this is if we know you have not been championing and protecting the Slow Reading Club ethos (above) or fulfilling your Slow Reading Host promise (above)
  • Slow Reading Club, the Slow Reading Club logo and all other intellectual property is owned by Slow Reading Co. Limited
  • The Slow Reading Club logo and other intellectual property of Slow Reading Co. Limited may not be used without the prior written permission of Slow Reading Co. Limited
  • Slow Reading Co. Limited takes no responsibility of any kind for any type of direct or indirect loss or damage that any reader or any other person suffers in connection with any Slow Reading Club
  • We reserve the right to amend these terms from time to time and any such amendments will be effective at the time the amended terms and conditions are posted on this website

 

Make me a Slow Reading Club Host!

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About your Slow Reading Club

Once we receive your form, we'll send you our Handbook and details on how to start up a MeetUp group or Facebook group to promote your Slow Reading Club.

  5 comments for “Start a Slow Reading Club

  1. Karen Wynott
    October 7, 2014 at 5:10 pm

    I am in the process of redoing my website. I live in the San Diego area. I love the idea of slow reading and would like to apply for a host in my area. If there is any other information you can send till I get my website finished and a place to meet I would appreciate it. Thank you for any assistance you will give.

    • slowreadingclub
      October 9, 2014 at 7:42 am

      Hi Karen,
      Thanks for getting in touch – that’s great news that you planning to become a host. Happy to help, please email me at meg@slowreadingco.com so I can contact you directly.
      Meg

  2. October 10, 2014 at 10:20 am

    Hi would you mind letting me know which webhost you’re working with? I’ve loaded your blog in 3 different web browsers and I must say this blog loads a lot quicker then most. Can you suggest a good web hosting provider at a honest price? Kudos, I appreciate it!

    • slowreadingclub
      October 10, 2014 at 7:56 pm

      Hi there, the site is hosted by GoDaddy. It’s working well for us 🙂

  3. November 1, 2014 at 4:20 pm

    Hi! I’m a librarian in Denver, planning to host a Slow Reading Club at our branch in January. I love the idea. Thanks much!

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