Scholastic Book Fair

The Scholastic Book Fair Is Coming to PS 87 
October 31st – November 4th, 2016

Our Beloved PS87 Scholastic Signature Book Fair is coming to PS87 from October 31st to November 4th. This year promises to be a spectacular literary event!  Close to 2,000 titles will transform the school into a wonderful popup bookstore that will take our reading enthusiasts on amazing reading adventures.  The success on the fair relies on the enthusiasm and generosity of our community.   We thank you in advance for your help in making this event a huge success.  We look forward to seeing you at the Book Fair!  Please contact with any questions.

BOOKFAIR CLASS VISIT SCHEDULE - Each Class will have the opportunity to visit and shop at the Book Fair during the school day.  Volunteers will be readily available to assist your child in finding the book that is perfect for him/her.  Please click HERE for the Class Schedule!  Most books range in price from about $6 to $20, not including tax.

Book Fair Times:

Monday, Oct 31st - 12-4pm Teacher preview

Tuesday, Nov 1st - 9am-6pm

Wednesday, Nov 2nd - 9am-6pm

Thursday, Nov 3rd - 9am-8pm

Friday, Nov 4th -9am-4pm
Sales of GIFT CERTIFICATES - Our teachers, cluster teachers, and librarian love to stock up on new titles and refresh their well-used classroom libraries from the amazing selection at the book fair. We invite our families to purchase gift certificates for use by teachers and faculty. Gift certificates will only be sold online!  Deadline to purchase the certificates is Wednesday, October 26th. You can choose to give certificates of any amount to as many faculty members as you wish.Some teachers have also created wish lists that you can choose from at the book fair but purchasing gift certificates in advance is the preferred way to go.

Click here to purchase Gift Certificates!
ONLINE BOOK FAIR (November 4th – November 11th)

If you cannot make it to the fair, you can always visit us at the PS87 Book Fair online extension.  You can choose from thousands of books. This is a great opportunity to start your holiday shopping! Purchases via our online extension will benefit the Book Fair profits and all books will be delivered free of charge directly to your child's classroom.  Please share this link with your friends and family near and far!

Click here to Access the Online Book Fair!

Our 4th annual PS87 Mascot Contest is back by popular demand!  All PS87 students are invited to participate in this fun contest!  Tap into your creativity and design the most imaginative, fun, and loving mascot for our Book Fair.   Grades K-2 are developing their masterpieces during art class with Lucy.  Pre-K and grades 3-5 will either do them at school with their teachers or will bring the entry form home via backpack.  Completed entry forms can be returned to the box on Officer Ayala’s desk.  All mascots will be displayed in school lobby during the Book Fair.  
Deadline to submit your entry is Friday, October 21st!
 The winning Mascot will be featured in a bookmark distributed school-wide and receive two books at Book Fair (max $8 each) 

       Runner-Ups will receive a book at the Book Fair (max $8) and will be mentioned in bookmark.

       Please only one entry per student

Click here for additional entry forms


We are looking for volunteers to help us make this Book Fair another memorable one.  Help us set up, stock books, sell and help our children choose from an extensive variety of reading adventures.  It is a true joy to volunteer at this event. 

Click here to sign-up to volunteer at the Book Fair!

Don't forget TAXES 

We MUST collect NY states sales tax of 8.875% on every purchase.  Please make sure to calculate this expense when sending money with your kids for their class visits.  Extra dollars or coins are very helpful for this. 

Gillian Mollod,
Oct 5, 2016, 8:26 PM