Chesapeake Reading Council
Chesapeake, Virginia


Calendar for 2017-2018 will be coming soon!

Calendar of Events 2016-2017


August 1: Membership drive begins


August 18: Chesapeake Administrators' Back-To-School General Conference, Grassfield High, 8:00 AM


August 24: New Employee Walk About, Greenbrier Middle School, 10:30 AM, CRC giveaways!


September: Building Representative Packets will be sent.

October: Begin celebrating the theme, "Literacy: The Root of All Learning"

October 27: Family Literacy NightCentral Library on Cedar Road, 6:00-7:00 PM


October 31: Deadline for RTOY and James D. Mullins Leadership Award nominations


December 8: CRC Reception for RTOYs and Building Representatives, Central Library, 4:30-6:00 PM; there will also be a "Make and Take" workshop and idea exchange. Live on Twitter: #CRCreception

December 15: Bookfair at the Greenbrier Barnes & Noble, 5:30-8:00 PM.  Shop, save, and support CRC!


December 16: Deadline for grant applications for the VSRA conference


January: Reading Month - celebrate the theme "Literacy: The Root of All Learning" with activities throughout the month

Early Bird Registration for the VSRA Conference in Roanoke.  See the VSRA Website

January 5:  Twitter Idea Exchange-share ideas for motivating readers.  Tweet from 5:30-7:00 PM to be eligible for prizes; #CRCmotivates

March 16: Chesapeake R U Ready? Family Night, Greenbrier Middle School, 5:30-8:30 PM (CRC will NOT be attending due to VSRA Conference)

March 16-18: VSRA Conference in Roanoke


March 21: Young Writers' Event at Oscar Smith High School, 5:30-7:00 PM

March (TBA): Chesapeake Regional Medical Center Baby Fair


April: Voting for Virginia Reader's Choice at individual schools

April 7: Deadline for scholarship applications, community grants (UPDATED)

April 17: Begin registering for the annual CRC Banquet (UPDATED)

April 25: Middle and High School Literacy Jam at Oscar Smith High School Little Theater, 6:00-7:00 PM

April 28: Deadline for literacy award nominees (UPDATED)


May 23: CRC Annual Banquet at the Delta Hotel Chesapeake (formerly Chesapeake Marriott), 6:00-8:00 PM