Read with San Ramon Valley Education Foundation is hosting its 3rd annual Read-A-Thon. It will kick off on Feb. 14 Valentine's Day, and end on Read Across America Day, March 2. Read with SRVEF is designed to help children improve their reading skills reading more frequently, trying different types of books, and having a blast in the process. There will be a kick off party from 2-4 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 12 at Read Booksellers in Blackhawk Plaza. For more information about Read with SRVEF visit www.srvef.org/read.