Cheyenne’s Media Center is an exciting place to be! Check out our 2021-2022 special events…
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Follett In-Person Book Fair – Oct. 25 – 29 – If you prefer shopping in-person, please join us October 25 – 29th 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.
Best of Books Book Fair – Apr. 25 – May 2 – Stop by Best of Books at 1313 E. Danforth Rd, Edmond, OK 73034 (in the Kickingbird shopping center near Danforth & Bryant) between Monday, April 25 through Monday, May 2nd. During checkout, mention you want to support Cheyenne’s Book Fair and a portion of the proceeds will go toward buying new library materials. Thank you for your support!
Max Brallier Author Visit – Apr. 27th – Join us for a fun filled in-person event with #1 New York Times bestselling author Max Brallier for the release of The Last Kids on Earth: Quint & Dirks Hero Quest! You’ll get a photo with Max Brallier and enjoy several activity stations! This is a ticketed event that requires a ticket to attend. Each ticket will admit ONE child and ONE adult, and include a copy of the newest The Last Kids on Earth book. To attend, please purchase a ticket at http://bestofbooksok.com
ALL library materials DUE – May 6th – After May 6th, you can still check out a large collection of fiction and nonfiction titles through Sora. Watch this quick introduction video then go to http://soraapp.com, click “Find my school,” choose “Edmond Public Schools,” click “Sign in using Edmond School District 12.” Once you are signed in, click on the 3 lines in the upper right corner, and click the green plus sign that says, “Add a library.” There you will type in Metropolitan Library Systems. This will add thousands of additional titles for you to read.
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.
Nathan Hale Author Visit – Oct. 30 – Best of Books is pleased to announce that Nathan Hale, author of the Hazardous Tales series, will be visiting their store on Saturday, October 30th at 1pm to celebrate the release of the graphic novel Cold War Correspondent! For more information about the event, go to https://www.bestofbooksok.com/event/person-event-nathan-hale. There is an Eventbrite page for registration listed there, too.
World Read Aloud Day – Feb. 2nd – 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. 3 – 9th – 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 5 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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