Children's Book Week

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Children’s Book Week

May 1-7, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Hockessin Book Shelf
7179 Lancaster Pike (Rte 41)
Hockessin DE 19707
302-235-7665
hockessinbookshelf@verizon.net

 

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(s) in celebration of Children’s Book Week:

• 5/3/17- Wednesday

• Hockessin Book Shelf 7179 Lancaster Pike Hockessin, DE 19707
• 4:00 pm
• Children’s Book Week Activity:
Real Friends Book Debut –Make Friendship bracelets with your friends !

• 5/5/17- Friday

• Hockessin Book Shelf 7179 Lancaster Pike Hockessin, DE 19707
• 4:00 pm
• Children’s Book Week Activity:
Animal Heroes From Around the World –Make puppets with your friends !

• 5/7/17- Sunday

• Hockessin Book Shelf 7179 Lancaster Pike Hockessin, DE 19707
• 4:30 pm
• Children’s Book Week Activity:
Skippyjon Jones Storytime & Activity

 

All kids and teens will receive a FREE, exclusive 2017 Children’s Book Week activity poster designed by Christian Robinson (while supplies last), an original early reader Sesame Street ‘joy of reading’ e-book, and an original middle-grade “One World, Many Stories” graphic novel.

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

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