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"Our Day at the Zoo" Read by OKC Public Schools Superintendent Sean McDaniel

07/16/2018, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

OKC Zoo - Rosser Conservation Education Center map

Description:

DETAILS:
New Oklahoma City Public Schools (OKCPS) Superintendent Sean McDaniel will read “Our Day at the Zoo” to students attending summer camp at the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden. The special event is part of ReadOKC’s “Get in the Game” program, which encourages OKCPS elementary students to read 20 minutes a day this summer. In 2017, students recorded more than 700,000 minutes of reading. This year, the goal is to break 1,000,000 minutes. Kristen Williamson wrote “Our Day at the Zoo,” which was illustrated by Rick George. Both are from Oklahoma. The book is available at every public library in the state. Anyone who checks out the book can receive a voucher for four free general admission tickets to the OKC Zoo. ReadOKC promotes the love of reading and literacy among children in OKCPS. 

LOCATION:
OKC Zoo’s Rosser Education Auditorium, 2101 NE 50th, OKC 73111.  The building is located 50 yards left (East) of the entry ticket booth. 

BOOK:
“Our Day at the Zoo” by Kristen Williamson, illustrated by Rick George, both from Oklahoma.  The book is an original and available every public library in Oklahoma. Guests who check out the book will receive a voucher good for 4 free general admission passes (while supplies last) to the OKC Zoo (a $44 value)!

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