Hope your school year is off to a great start. 2 big things. We have added an important dates section to the website to help you keep track of media center happenings. It will be updated throughout the year. I have listed everything so far below. Also, this weekend is the Books for Keeps sale. In case you didn’t know, Books for Keeps is an amazing program that provides 12 free books EVERY YEAR to our K-5 students. You can help support their mission by shopping for books at bargain prices!
This year’s sale is again being held in the old Vision Video space at 2405 Jefferson Road, the Homewood Village shopping center.
Saturday, Aug. 12, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – $2 hardbacks, $1 paperbacks, $1 children’s books, and our discount books are reduced to 25 cents.
Sunday, Aug. 13, 12 to 4 p.m. – Bag Day! Fill a plastic grocery bag with books for $5 or a canvas BFK tote for $20; Our Teacher Free-for-All is from 4 to 5 – bring a valid school ID or proof of educational nonprofit status and cart away our excess books for FREE! No early birds please.
August 15: Summer Reading Logs Due
August 22: August Reading Logs Due
September 12: Night at the Athens Clarke County Library, 6 p.m.
September 26: Reading Rock Star Logs Due
October 9-13: Fall Book Fair
October 24: Reading Rock Star Logs Due
November 14: Reading Rock Star Logs Due
December 18: Reading Rock Star Logs Due
January 12: Mid-Year Reading Rock Star Celebration, K-2 @1:00, 3-5 @ 2:00
January 23: Reading Rock Star Logs Due
February 20: Reading Rock Star Logs Due
March 26-30: Spring Book Fair
March 27: Last batch of Reading Rock Star Logs Due
April 5th: Book-a-Palooza
April 23-24 (tentative): Books for Keeps