Medford’s Sacred Heart Catholic School plans an event billed as a Bilingual Community-wide Read-A-Thon this afternoon.

The free event, at the school library, 431 S. Ivy St., is set from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m.

School officials have invited children to come and listen to students, faculty and community members reading books in English or in Spanish. All children who attend must be accompanied by an adult.

Details: www.shcs.org