It’s Time to Make Plans for the 67th Book & Author Dinner

Junior League of Richmond VA

The Junior League of Richmond (JLR) and Dominion Virginia Power will welcome seven nationally-acclaimed authors to Richmond on Tuesday, May 1, for the 67th Book & Author Dinner. The JLR Book & Author Dinner is the oldest event of its kind in the nation. All proceeds directly support JLR’s work to positively impact at-risk women, [...]

Read Aloud Virginia Needs YOU!

Can you help deliver books in July?

Get ready to help kids Read Aloud Virginia! The “Read Aloud Virginia – Children’s Book Bank” is searching for volunteer drivers with cars or vans to help deliver books to summer school locations throughout Richmond during July. Each driver is asked to deliver books to one school on one day each week during the month. [...]

Take a Summer Break — NOT a Reading Break!

Startling statistics are evidence that third grade reading is critical to a child’s education and future success. The significance of reading for young children cannot be under-estimated, and especially as they enter third grade. Studies conducted by the Annie E. Casey Foundation have proven that children who are not proficient readers by the time they [...]