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Langley High student aims to connect D.C. students with books, berries

Helping students learn to read is gratifying and getting tasty treats as a reward makes it all the sweeter. Samantha Grayer, 15, of Great Falls is a rising Langley High School sophomore who last December founded “Berries for Books,” a...

Literacy effort focuses on students at Drew Elementary

A new initiative aims to provide support for students at Dr. Charles R. Drew Elementary School who may be struggling with reading skills. Sliding Doors has partnered with the Arlington branch of the NAACP and Virginia Tech’s STEM and Workforce...

Library system hosts vote on best books for teens

The Fairfax County library system is asking youth to rank their favorites from a list of the top teen books of 2020. Voting will run through Sept. 19; a drawing will be held to select one respondent who will win...

Special event to kick off summer-reading program

The Arlington County library system will host an in-person kickoff to its summer-reading initiative on Friday, June 11 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Westover Library. The event will feature artist and athlete Spinny Johnson. “Summer reading helps kids and...
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New School Board member receives liaison assignments

New Arlington School Board member Bethany Sutton has her assignments. School Board members on Feb. 2 are expected to approve...
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