Nevins Memorial Library is Proud to Be a 98th Anniversary Children’s Book Week Event Host
May 1-7 is also the finale of voting for the sole book awards chosen only by kids & teens
As the longest-running national celebration of books for young people and the joy of reading, over 650 schools, libraries, and bookstores will host official Children’s Book Week events between May 1-7 from coast to coast in all 50 states.
This May marks the 98th anniversary of Children’s Book Week; the theme for this year’s celebration is “One World, Many Stories.”
Voting for the 10th Annual Children’s & Teen Choice Book Awards, the only book award voted on solely by kids & teens, has been in progress since March 3, and many locations will hold group voting in the class, store, or library from May 1-7, when voting ends.
We are proud to be hosting the following event in celebration of Children’s Book Week:
Wednesday, May 3rd 2017
Nevins Memorial Library, 4:00-5:00pm
Kids in grades K-3 are invited to join in on special activities and games
to promote a wonderful week of reading!
To register go to nevinslibrary.org and check out our Calendar of Events.
Children’s Book Week is a cornerstone program of Every Child a Reader, a 501(c)(3) literacy charity dedicated to inspiring a lifelong love of reading in children and teens across America. Other national programs include the Children’s and Teen Choice Book Awards, Reading Without Walls, and the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, in partnership with the Library of Congress. Individual and corporate donations, grants, and the Children’s Book Council support Every Child a Reader.