Category Archive: Events

Nov 11

Honoring Veterans Day

One day is not enough time to offer thanks and tribute for everything that Veterans …

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Oct 27

Last Minute Halloween Costumes!

Welcome to Halloween Week!   It doesn’t matter if you’ve been a procrastinating parent or …

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Oct 08

And the Winner Is…..

MELINDA! At the end of the summer we put together a panel of judges consisting …

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Summer Writing Superstars Finalists!

Summer Superstars Writing Finalists | www.whenigrowupbooks.comEnd of summer celebrations and back-to-school distracted us momentarily but we are happy to announce the finalists in the Summer Superstars Writing Contest! Each finalist will receive a $100 Amazon Gift Certificate and a WIGU book of their choice.  And the finalists are…….

  • Melinda M. who wants to be an artist
  • Elise D. who wants to be an opthamologist


  • Dakota F. who wants to be a music teacher

Congratulations to our three finalists!  The Grand Prize Winner will be announced next week and will win an additional $250 Amazon Gift Card as well as $1000 for the school or library of their choice. Stay Tuned!

Jun 03

Summer Reading with the Youth Learning Center of St. Louis

What a special day with our team member Mark Shyres visiting the Youth Learning Center …

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Jun 02

Twitter Party: #SummerSuperstars Literacy Campaign Kick Off

WEDNESDAY June 11th 6:00pm PT Use hashtag #SummerSuperstars WHY IS LITERACY IMPORTANT? Due to “summer …

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May 28

Summer Superstars: Summer Reading Literacy Campaign

Join in to win! 

May 20

How To Become A Firefighter: Summer Reading With Station 19

At our recent Summer Superstars campaign kick off event, Lieutenant Patty Lui was a most …

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May 19

Summer Reading and Writing Event at SFFD Station 19

In collaboration with San Francisco Fire Department Station 19 we hosted a summer reading and …

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May 15

San Francisco Event To Kick Off Summer Superstars Literacy Campaign

We’re looking forward to next week’s event with San Francisco Fire Department Station 19, and …

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