Rebecca Renard, teen coordinator at the District of Columbia Public Library, discusses “The Truths about Engaging Teens” during the TEDxMidAtlantic Conference October 29. “The library has gone from being a place that teens barely considered relevant to a part of many’s daily routine,” Renard told the audience.
Author Wes Moore discusses his book The Other Wes Moore, at the District of Columbia Public Library’s Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial branch October 4. His book is the featured selection for the 2011 D.C. Reads campaign. Moore and D. C. Mayor Vincent C.
Author Katherine Paterson (left), joined by Mary Brigid Barrett from the National Children’s Book and Literacy Alliance, shows a section from her book, Bridge to Terabithia, to students from Walker-Jones Elementary School in Washington, D.C., September 23.