Join the conversation in Derby for the Wichita Area Big Read!
The Derby Public Library is so excited to be participating in the Wichita Area Big Read again this year, and we are doing it the biggest we've ever done! We have events planned for adults, teens and kids, right down to story time. The selection this year is a wonderful post-apocalyptic novel. For a complete list of Big Read events at the library, please pick up a brochure at the front counter, or visit the book clubs page of the library website. Below are just a few of the events we have planned. And for a list of all area Big Read events, please vist the official Big Read Wichita website.
Adult book discussions:
7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8 in the Frank Fanning Conference Room
11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 27 in the Frank Fanning Conference Room
Preschool Big Read Storytime: 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23 in the Early Literacy Area with The Library Book by Tom Chapin and songs and games
Tweens Big Read book discussion (3rd-6th grades): 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27 in the Frank Fanning Conference Room. We'll read and discuss The Last Kids on Earth by Max Brallier. What would it be like to be one of the last kids on earth?
Tween Big Read Escape Room (3rd-5th grades): The flu pandemic has hit! Can you unlock the cure? 1, 1:30, 2, and 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3 in the Comunity Room. Registration required.
The Last Teen Writing Challenge on Earth: Write a post-apocalyptic story, poem collection or play set in a world destroyed by sickness. Oct. 1-31. Pick up a submission form at the youth services desk beginning Oct. 1.