Cheyenne’s Media Center is an exciting place to be! Check out our 2022-2023 special events…
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Scholastic Virtual Book Fair – Oct. 21 – Nov. 3 – Join us for a virtual book fair! Please read the Family Letter for more details. Scholastic will give back 25% in rewards to our school when you shop online during the Fair. Click here to view some of the highlighted titles.
Scholastic In-Person Book Fair – Oct. 24 – 28 – If you prefer shopping in-person, please join us October 24 – 28th in the Media Center. The book fair is open from 8:15 – 2:15 PM on Monday – Thursday, and 8:15 – Noon on Friday. Students will have an opportunity to come to the book fair with their 6th/7th-grade Literacy class or 8th-grade English class throughout the week. Click here to view some of the highlighted titles.
Scott Reintgen Author Visit – Feb. 14th – Fall in love with Scott Reintgen books! Scott Reintgen is the author of 11 middle-grade and young adult books, including the 2022 Red Dirt Book Award winner, Ashlords and the 2020 winner, Nyxia. 6th and 7th-graders will get to learn all about his books and writing process at a presentation. 30 lucky 8th-graders will also get to hear this best selling author speak at a small group workshop. All students will have an opportunity to purchase one of his books and have it autographed. If you would like to pre-order a copy click here for the order form or pick one up in the Media Center. All orders are due by February 1, 2023. Cash and checks (made out to Cheyenne Middle School) are accepted in the front office. If you’d like to purchase a copy of one of Scott Reintgen’s books using a credit card, please use the In-Touch Payment Portal to place your order.
2023 Red Dirt Voting – Ends Apr. 14th – Read three nominees and vote once for your favorite by April 14, 2023. By voting, you are registered to win a prize!
Check out these book-related community events…
Teen Talk – join the Metropolitan Library Systems’ Remind group to get updates on all of the teen public library events.
World Read Aloud Day – Feb. 1st – World Read Aloud Day is an opportunity for people all around the world to create community through storytelling.
Read Across America Day – Mar. 2nd – The National Education Association is calling America’s children, both young and old, to celebrate the joys of reading on March 2. Learn more at https://www.readacrossamerica.org/.
National Library Week – Apr.23 – 29th – National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association. It is a time to celebrate our nation’s libraries, library workers’ contributions and promote library use and support. Tuesday, April 25 is National Library Workers Day, a day for library staff, users, administrators and Friends groups to recognize the valuable contributions made by all library workers.
D.E.A.R. Day – Apr. 12th – D.E.A.R. stands for “Drop Everything and Read,” a national celebration of reading designed to remind families to make reading a priority activity in their lives. On this day, families are encouraged to take at least 30 minutes to put aside all distractions and enjoy books together. What will you be reading?
Get Caught Reading Month – May 1 – 31st – This nationwide campaign aims to remind people of all ages how much fun it is to read. It is sponsored by the Association of American Publishers (AAP) and the Magazine Publishers of America (MPA).
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