Tag Archive: books

Sep 06

Read a Book Day?

Shouldn’t every day be Read a Book Day? In another of the “Who Knew” Holidays…   National Read A Book Day is observed annually on September 6th. Don’t keep it to yourself.  Share the experience!  Read aloud to anyone who will listen. Reading improves memory and concentration as well as reduces stress.   Older adults …

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Oct 09

Chantilly Library Fall Book Sale

  Details 4000 Stringfellow Road, Chantilly, VA Mark your calendars for the Chantilly Library fall book sale: Friday, October 28, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturday, October 29, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, October 30, Clearance Sale ($10/box), 1-4 p.m. We have a great selection of gently used books, DVDs, CDs and audio books for children and adults …

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Sep 06

National Read A Book Day

In another of the “Who Knew” Holidays…   National Read A Book Day is observed annually on September 6th. Don’t keep it to yourself.  Share the experience!  Read aloud to anyone who will listen. Reading improves memory and concentration as well as reduces stress.   Older adults who spend time reading show a slower cognitive …

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Jun 23

Take a book. Leave a book. Remake a book.

Have you ever walked past a Little Free Library, those house-shaped boxes along sidewalks filled with books? If so, did you look inside? They’re often filled with books, and if you look at enough of them, you’ll see some of the same kinds of books start to repeat: romance novels, detective fiction, used children’s books, …

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Feb 15

Little Free Library

  So far, Tom has filled in the cracks that appeared during shipping and has sanded everything down, getting ready for painting.   We’ve decided on a bright blue to match my car and a yellow roof (to make it Cushing’s colors!)   I’ve ordered stamps for the insides of the books, pencils with our …

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Feb 13

International Book Giving Day

  Some of you may know that I’m getting involved in Little Free Library (LFL) and there will soon be a new library on my street under the auspices of the O’Connor Music Studio. When our son is home for a visit, we always go out on a hiking trail with the dog, Mimi, and …

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