Dear FLOC Family, Honestly, this is hard to write. Like you, I’ve been watching the news, reading articles, talking with loved ones, and trying to understand why history keeps repeating. The recent murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and the tragic deaths of
Summer is coming, and with that comes the summer slide. What is the summer slide, you might ask? It’s the decline of learning that under-resourced students go through over the summer, while their more privileged counterparts have access to intellectually engaging opportunities over the summer.
National Women’s Health Week is celebrated each year to remind women to take care of themselves and make their health a priority. Women experience unique health care challenges and are more likely to be diagnosed with certain diseases than men. Women also need health care
FLOC is proud to announce the top readers from this year’s annual Read-a-Thon. Eighth-grader Onia came in first by reading over 2,500 minutes! In second place, seventh-grader Valerie read just over 2,000 minutes, and fourth-grader Solomon wasn’t far behind with almost 1,900 minutes. To round
In honor of National Librarian Day, we wanted to highlight a longtime FLOC supporter and librarian, Carmen Boston! Carmen has been a librarian for over ten years and currently works as the Children’s Services Coordinator at D.C. Public Library. Get to know Carmen more below!