Library Media Programs and Research


Community Members,

Please read the instructions for #PWCSREADS to support online book talks and read-alouds with your students and families:

Publishers and authors have provided special permission for book use as we are supporting learning at home for students.

Clink on the following links to publishers and authors. The links will provide book choices, permissions and guidelines to follow for online read-alouds

Books chosen for book talks do not require any additional permission or guidelines from publisher

Please contact Mrs. Agee,  with any question or support you might need.


This list will be updated as changes occur.


April is School Library Month

Celebration of school librarians and their programs was created by the American Association of School Librarians. Enjoy events in the school libraries where librarians encourage reading and create activities in celebration of libraries nationwide.

National Poetry Month

Enjoy the focus of poetry during the month of April created by the Academy of American Poets. Claimed to be the largest literary celebration in the world, with tens of millions of readers, students, teachers, librarians, authors, and book publishers, this focus marks how poetry has an important place in our culture.

National Library Week

April 19 - 25

This is a week of national observance of libraries across the country sponsored by the American Library Association. It’s a time to celebrate the contributions of our libraries and librarians and promote library use and support. Visit your public, school, or academic library to see what’s new and take part in the celebration. 

D.E.A.R. Day - Drop Everything and Read 

April 12 

D.E.A.R. stands for “Drop Everything and Read”, a national celebration of reading designed to remind families to make reading a priority activity in their lives. It’s a time when kids can read and enjoy the books they want, just for the pleasure of reading with no questions asked! The Association for Library Service to Children, part of the American Library Association, Reading Rockets, and other media organizations encourage families to designate just thirty minutes to put aside all distractions and enjoy books together.

Children’s Day/Book Day- El día de los niños/El día de los libro

April 30

Commonly known as Día, this celebration is for children, families, and reading which emphasizes the importance of literacy for children of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds. This annual event is celebrated on April 30 which creates a year-round commitment to connecting diverse books and programming opportunities in the library. This national observation is sponsored by the American Library Association.


Children’s Book Week – May 4 – May 10 

Enjoy the annual celebration children’s books and reading established by Every Child a Reader and the Children’s Book Council. Every year, events are held nationwide at schools, libraries, bookstores, homes, wherever young readers and books connect. This year 2020, we celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Children’s Book Week.  


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Schenell Agee

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Phone: 703-791-7334
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