Library ‘extends books beyond the school day’

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Posted: October 10, 2013

The Winchester Star

Quarles Elementary School students Jaquelin Castro-Castro and Marcus Ward look over books from a Little Free Library box mounted outside near the school’s entrance. (Photo by Scott Mason/The Winchester Star)
A sign with the school’s mascot — a gecko — is at the top of the Little Free Library, where students can borrow, return and swap books.
Orchard View Elementary School librarian Ann Ainsworth looks through a box of books that were donated to be given to students leaving the Frederick County School System. (Photo by Scott Mason/The Winchester Star)
Quarles Elementary librarian Tina Genay


When school doors close and the library lights go out for the night, most students have no place to grab a new book.

But that’s no longer the case at Quarles Elementary School at 1310 S.…

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