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An October Reading Challenge

By STAIR-Annapolis | October 14, 2021

An October Reading Challenge Posted by STAIR-Annapolis on October 13, 2021 Though the days are getting shorter, there’s still plenty of time to complete a reading challenge this month! October is a time to welcome in the change of seasons. Cooler weather, colorful foliage, and longer evenings perfect for cozying …

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STAIR-Annapolis Annual Report 2021

By STAIR-Annapolis | October 6, 2021

STAIR-Annapolis Annual Report 2021 Posted by STAIR-Annapolis on October 6, 2021 We’re happy to share our 2021 Annual Report! It’s been a year full of challenges and opportunities. Like so many others trying to navigate the “new normal” brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, we had to find creative ways …

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Make Reading at Home Fun for the Whole Family!

By STAIR-Annapolis | September 30, 2021

Make Reading At Home Fun for the Whole Family! Posted by STAIR-Annapolis on September 29, 2021 Even motivated young readers sometimes need a little encouragement to keep moving forward in their reading journey. The following tips from our friends at Scholastic are sure to go a long way in helping …

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An Important Program Update

By STAIR-Annapolis | September 22, 2021

An Important Announcement from STAIR-Annapolis Posted by STAIR-Annapolis on September 22, 2021 Dear Friends of STAIR-Annapolis, We write to you today with another important program update. The STAIR staff and board will reassess the possibility of a return to in-person programming in January of 2022. The health and safety of …

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It’s National Library Card Sign-Up Month!

By STAIR-Annapolis | September 15, 2021

It’s National Library Card Sign-Up Month! Posted by STAIR-Annapolis on September 15, 2021 September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month and there’s never been a better time to show your local branch some love! In our increasingly digital world, it can be easy to discount the importance of public libraries. …

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Welcome, Deni Henson!

By STAIR-Annapolis | September 9, 2021

Welcome, Deni Henson! Posted by STAIR-Annapolis on September 8, 2021 STAIR-Annapolis is pleased to announce the addition of Deni Henson to our Board of Directors. As an engaged community advocate in the greater Annapolis area, Deni comes to STAIR with a desire to impact the lives of local students. She …

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A September Reading Challenge

By STAIR-Annapolis | September 2, 2021

A September Reading Challenge Posted by STAIR-Annapolis on September 1, 2021 What better way to ease back into the routine of a new school year than with a Back to School reading challenge?! For many students, this September marks the first time they’ve been in a school building in nearly …

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Streamlined Volunteer Training Experience Readies Tutors for Action

By STAIR-Annapolis | August 26, 2021

Streamlined Volunteer Training Experience Readies Tutors for Action Posted by STAIR-Annapolis on August 25, 2021 As we await return guidelines from our partners in education at Anne Arundel County Public Schools, the recent launch of the STAIR-Annapolis Volunteer Dashboard is helping to ensure that our valued volunteers are ready to …

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What We Did On Our Summer Vacation

By STAIR-Annapolis | August 19, 2021

What We Did On Our Summer Vacation Posted by STAIR-Annapolis on August 18, 2021 We’re halfway through August, which means September is just around the corner. As students and teachers across Anne Arundel County prepare to return to the classroom this year–some for the first time in nearly two years!–we …

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Encourage Young Readers with a Welcoming Literacy Space

By STAIR-Annapolis | August 11, 2021

Encourage Young Readers with a Welcoming Literacy Space Posted by STAIR-Annapolis on August 11, 2021 Getting your child to willingly read a book at home can be a struggle. With distractions like TV, video games, outside play with friends, and after-school activities, how can books compete? For lots of families, …

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