The Anacostia and Lamond-Riggs libraries are currently seeking qualified volunteers for a new series of events designed by DC Public Library and the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Foundation.
Join the High Five book club and become a star. Read and write your way to the top! Be the first in your class/ on your block to earn your gold star pencil.Receive your High Five book mark and Join the "High Five" book club when you check out five books to read.
Teachers/Educators: The library is here to assist you and your class. Please come by, we are waiting.Arrange a class visit to support the needs of your curriculum. Highlight tours are available, attainment of library cards, database demonstrations, how to do research, or just fun stories to encourage the joy of reading!
Much of my childhood summers were spent at beaches in southern Maryland. The family frequently visited Sandy Point but our two family favorites were Long View and Columbia Beach in St. Mary's County.One Sunday morning in January, I saw my mother placing picnic baskets on the kitchen table. When I asked her what she was doing, she answered, "We're going to the beach."
It's been months and maybe even years since you have had a full time "permanent" job and you're beginning to feel that the job you're seeking no longer exists. You've attended every job fair, searched the Internet for openings in your field and applied for countless jobs without getting an interview.
Eat Your Vegetables, a new book by Joe Yonan, a Washington Post food columnist, has recipes designed for one. His easily expandable and flexible recipes preach his wisdom that they offer "guidelines" not directives.
Research continues to reinforce what librarians and teachers have long known: keeping children reading throughout the summer is key to maintaining students' literacy skills while encouraging a lifetime love of books. That is what our summer reading program Dig Into Reading -- for children 6 to 12 years,