First Tour to Eradicate Illiteracy 2016

It is our goal to support the grassroots efforts of community organizations, so that illiteracy may be eradicated.

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This Sunday, June 19, 2016, Jack III, Julian and Carolyn will begin their tour of the United States to eradicate illiteracy.  They are meeting with clubs, groups, associations, councils, foundations, schools and non-profits, which promote literacy. 

 

 

 


SSL Montgomery County - We Are Approved to Provide SSL Hours

Velocity of Books has been approved for Montgomery County Public Schools SSL Hours!

Volunteers interested in helping out with the book festival on July 16th can sign up here.  You'll be contacted with additional information:  www.volunteersignup.org/AR8AQ

 

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Rockville Rock'n Read 2016

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Join us for music, games, prizes and of course books.  ***More than 10,000 books will be given away at this event.***

Rockville Town Square - 30 Maryland Avenue Rockville, MD 20850

July 16th, 2016 Noon-4:00pm

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Glenallan Elementary School Gets Ready To Become A Summer Library

Glenallan Elementary School prepares to host students at their summer library.

 

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In preparation for thousands of children using the school as a library this summer, Glenallan is bringing in the books.

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Systems for Promoting Literacy

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                                  We deliver books rain or shine

This is one of numerous examples of book collection and distribution.

Last Saturday, we served breakfast at this shelter on Gude Dr. in Rockville, with Kiwanis Club of Rockville.

We noticed that there was an entire library of books very few people were using. We suggested that they start boxing up the books they don't want, so that they could be removed. Thus, they would have room for fresh books of interest.

It was our intention to bring the books to other organizations which could use them.  We took a pause and realized that this is not a sustainable action.   It would keep us in the loop.  If we are going to help thousands of communities, the communities must be able to help themselves.

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