Reading Festival 2021

Please continue to check this website for the most up-to-date information on the 2021 Reading Festival! We’ll kick things off with the Book Drive on October 12. More info below!

Book Drive – October 12-29

Clear your bookshelves at home to make room for new ones! Students may bring gently used books to drop off at any of the five collection sites on campus: Lower School Library, Lower School main entrance, MMSB lobby, MMSB student entrance, and the Security Office.

Please no sticker books or workbooks. We kindly ask you to only donate books in good condition.


Visiting Authors

Varsha Bajaj (grades PreK-2)

Tuesday, October 26

Order Form

Books orders are due October 12. Please note that the books are on backorder. Books purchased by ROBS families will be signed by the author and delivered to campus when available.

Chris Grabenstein (grades 3-8)

*Please note: Chris Grabenstein’s visit to ROBS has been postponed to spring 2022.

Book Sale Information: October 25-29

An in-person, all-school book sale will be held the week of October 25-29 in the Sarofim Leadership Center Boardroom (2nd floor). One adult is invited to attend during your child’s shopping time. Shopping times are available below. We will also be sending home designated book fair envelopes to send money for your child to shop independently.

A Preschool specific Book Sale will be held Tuesday, October 26, and Wednesday, October 27, in the Fellowship Hall. The shopping schedule is available below. One adult is invited to attend during your child’s shopping time.

You can also shop the all-school sale virtually via this link.


Literary Pumpkins

You are invited to decorate a pumpkin to represent your favorite book or look like your favorite book character! You may work alone, with your friends, or with your family. Drop off your pumpkin and the corresponding book to the library beginning October 12. See below for more details!

Friends of the Library

You will also have the opportunity to donate books to the ROBS libraries, both in-person and online. Click here to make an online donation!

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