Superintendent Hite joined the governor at Baldi Middle School.
The aim is to help parents and teachers find books that students will want to read.
Dozens of performers from across the state came together in music and song.
The District has added 42 full-time counselors and 62 full-time nurses.
The District and its teachers are still at war, although Mayor Kenney said that his office has gotten involved in an effort to bring about a settlement.
According to the District's vacancy tracker, 84 full-time openings remain in 58 schools.