Celebrating Children's Book Week: May 4-10

Celebrating Children's Book Week: May 4-10

Children’s Book Week is the annual celebration of books for young people and the joy of reading.

Established in 1919, Children’s Book Week is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country. Every year, events are held nationwide at schools, libraries, bookstores, homes—wherever young readers and books connect! Children’s Book Week is not only a celebration of books, but of connection. It is a vehicle to unite kids and adults with books, authors, and illustrators in order to foster a love of reading. As we all take the recommended measures to keep ourselves and loved ones safe, we are adjusting the traditional celebration this spring. Even though we are at home during this time, we can still celebrate! Take it from the 2020 National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, Jason Reynolds, and the author of books like "Looks Both Ways" and the "Track Series".

 

 

 

 

There are numerous ways Handley Regional Library System is celebrating #2020BookWeekatHome. We invite you to join us at home!

  1. Watch our virtual programs for kids and teens, including stroytimes, crafts, and more.
  2. Pick a coloring page created with art by famous illustrators found here, and share the finished masterpiece on social media while tagging Handley Regional Library System and using #2020BookWeekatHome.
  3. With your family, continue the story from the image below by writing one sentence in the comments on our  Facebook Page  or Instagram Page after the person before you. We will read our new story out loud next week!
CBW Challenge