Wheaton, Maryland: Velocity of Books, a local non-profit organization, will be hosting an event where they will be giving away more than 20,000 books to encourage both kids and adults to read over the summer.
|Where:||Westfield Wheaton 11160 Veirs Mill Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20902 (Near DICK’S Sporting Goods Store)|
|Transportation:||Wheaton Metro, Metro and Ride-On Bus|
|Date:||Saturday June 17th from noon to 3:00pm|
|Games:||Financial Literacy Games Provided by the United States Mint. Games, prizes, balloons, face-painting|
|Book Signing:||Dr. Tomi Children's book author will be available to sign books|
|Volunteer:||Adult and student volunteers seeking SSL Hours|
A receipt for your tax deduction will be provided.
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We met with Rebecca Maguire, Community & Business Development Manager at Barnes and Noble Bethesda, Maryland store.
We discussed community reading events, summer reading initiatives and the importance of print reading logs.
This September Velocity of Books is hosting Gareth Hinds at Barnes and Noble. In addition to the amazing Gareth Hinds, we will also have music, games, prizes, as well as mystery guests.
Please check back for dates and times.