Cheyenne’s Media Center is an exciting place to be!  Check out our 2020-2021 special events…

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Ghost Decorating ContestSept. 28 – Oct. 23rd – Stop by the Media Center and pick up a ghost form.  Decorate your ghost to look like a book character and return it by October 23rd for a chance to win a prize.  Prizes will be announced the last week of October.

Follett Virtual Book FairOct. 20 Nov. 4th – Join us for a virtual book fair!  Please read the Family Letter for more details. Click here to view some of the highlighted titles.

BOOKHUB ContestNov. 2 – Dec. 11th – It’s contest time!  Which English class will check out the most books?  The class with the highest percentage per pupil of book checkouts will receive a special prize.  Sidenote: Check out count only includes free reading books (not required class novels).

Bookmark ContestJan. 5 – Jan. 29th – The Cheyenne library needs your help designing some bookmarks.  Please print off the form or pick up a copy of the submission form outside the Media Center’s doors.  Winners will be announced the first week of February.

2021 Red Dirt VotingEnds Apr. 9th – Read three nominees and vote once for your favorite by April 9, 2021. 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.

Bring Out Your DeadOct. 21st – The Edmond Metropolitan Library presents Bring Out Your Dead. This event is for ages 12 to 18 ONLY.  The event includes a trivia contest, games, and a costume contest.  Register online at www.metrolibrary.org.

Paranormal Young Adult Author Hour Oct. 31st – The Metropolitan Library System is hosting a virtual author panel with Jennifer L. Armentrout, Tracy Wolff, and Caleb Roehrig.  It starts at 2PM. Go to facebook.com/metrolibrary to learn more.

Gordon Korman Facebook Live EventJan. 19 – Join Best of Books for a special virtual event with Gordon Korman!  He will be talking about his newest book, Unplugged.  This is a free event on Best of Book’s Facebook Live at 7 PM.  Gordon Korman is the author of over 70 middle-grade and young adult books, including the 2020 Red Dirt Book Award nominee, The Unteachables.  Students, be sure you have your parent’s permission to participate in this Facebook Live event.

Masquerade Murder Mystery at the Edmond LibraryJan. 20 – The Edmond Public library is hosting a virtual murder mystery party. Teens will talk virtually to the suspects and each other for a few hours to figure out “who done it.” This year, the event is a masquerade murder mystery that takes place in a very famous Venetian library. To register, go to https://www.metrolibrary.org/events/teen-takeover-masquerade-murder.

World Read Aloud DayFeb. 3rd – World Read Aloud Day is an opportunity for people all around the world to create community through storytelling.

Scott Reintgen Book Launch ContestFeb. 16 – Mar. 10 – As a reminder to students that games and books have a lot in common, author Scott Reintgen and crew, are giving away a brand new PlayStation 5 to one lucky winner! Contest rules can be found here.  Check out the first books in these two series  – Ashlords and Saving Fable – from the Cheyenne library today!  Bloodsworn and Escaping Ordinary will be available for purchase February 16th.

Read Across America DayMar. 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/.

D.E.A.R. DayApr. 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?

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