DIY arts spaces are community gathering places where people make and enjoy art and music in a non-traditional setting, oftentimes a home or a warehouse space. Despite the high rents in our region, the scene is thriving.
Summer is traditionally the season for light, fluffy beach reading. But that doesn’t mean summer books have to be literary junk food. We’ll look at the latest offerings from the worlds of fiction and nonfiction, and get reading tips for the entire family.
- Barbara Hoffert Editor, Prepub Alert, Library Journal
- Ginnie Cooper Chief Librarian, D.C. Public Library
- Trish Brown Co-owner of “Hooray For Books” in Alexandria, VA
- Sarah Cornish Debraski Past President, Young Adult Library Services Association
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