Adopt-a-Book Donors

A big thanks to our donors!

Check out our books available for adoption!

They Called Us Enemy

Little Legends: Exceptional Men in Black History Written by Vashti Harrison and Illustrated by Kwesi Johnson

Donated By: Margaret C. Foster-Massey
Donated On: January, 2020
In Honor of:  Martin Queen

They Called Us Enemy

Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood: A Visual History By Fred Rogers Productions

Donated By: JoAnne Berens
Donated On: January, 2020
In Honor of:  Ashley Wing

They Called Us Enemy

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Wrecking Ball By Jeff Kinney

Donated By: Kiran Sitoula
Donated On: December, 2019

They Called Us Enemy

They Called Us Enemy By George Takei, et al.

Donated By: Alisa M Williams
Donated On: December, 2019

There Was an Old Astronaut Who Swallowed the Moon! Written by Lucille Colandro and Illustrated by Jared Lee

Are You My Mother? By P. D. Eastman

Donated By: Danielle Staudt
Donated On: December, 2019
In Honor of: My Dear Daughters – Elise and Charlotte Abe

There Was an Old Astronaut Who Swallowed the Moon! Written by Lucille Colandro and Illustrated by Jared Lee

The Prince of Tides By Pat Conroy

Donated By: Pamela Leupen
Donated On: December, 2019
In Memory of: Doris W. Wangerin, an amazing Southern woman who was a Secret Rosie and my mom

There Was an Old Astronaut Who Swallowed the Moon! Written by Lucille Colandro and Illustrated by Jared Lee

Queer, There, and Everywhere: 23 People Who Changed the World By Sarah Prager

Donated By: Alisa Williams
Donated On: November, 2019

There Was an Old Astronaut Who Swallowed the Moon! Written by Lucille Colandro and Illustrated by Jared Lee

The Three Body Problem By Cixin Liu

Donated By: Alisa Williams
Donated On: October, 2019

There Was an Old Astronaut Who Swallowed the Moon! Written by Lucille Colandro and Illustrated by Jared Lee

Looking Up!: The Science of Stargazing Written by Joe Rao and Illustrated by Mark Borgions

Donated By: Donna C. Pettersen
Donated On: August, 2019
In Memory of:  Gregory Ruchti

There Was an Old Astronaut Who Swallowed the Moon! Written by Lucille Colandro and Illustrated by Jared Lee

There Was an Old Astronaut Who Swallowed the Moon! Written by Lucille Colandro and Illustrated by Jared Lee

Donated By: Donna C. Pettersen
Donated On: August, 2019
In Memory of:  Gregory Ruchti

The C&O Canal Companion: A Journey Through Potomac History By Mike High

Will Grayson, Will Grayson By John Green and David Levithan

Donated By: Alisa Williams
Donated On: August, 2019

The C&O Canal Companion: A Journey Through Potomac History By Mike High

The C&O Canal Companion: A Journey Through Potomac History By Mike High

Donated By: Alisa Williams
Donated On: June, 2019

Rainbow: A First Book of Pride

A Quick and Easy Guide to Queer & Trans Identities By Mady G and J R Zuckerberg

Donated By: Erin Doyle
Donated On: June, 2019
In Honor of: Everyone who struggled to find themselves so those who came after us wouldn’t have to

Rainbow: A First Book of Pride

Rainbow: A First Book of Pride Written by Michael Genhart and Illustrated by Anne Passchier

Donated By: Heather & Lloyd Jansen
Donated On: June, 2019

A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail

The Idle Beekeeper: The Low-Effort, Natural Way to Raise Bees By Bill Anderson

Donated By: Sharyn Gantt
Donated On: May, 2019
In Memory of: Beaman Smith

A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail

Falling Up by Shel Silverstein

Donated By: Gwyneth M Murphy
Donated On: May, 2019
In Memory of: Hunter Bradley Murphy, our precious grandson

A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail

A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail By Bill Bryson

Donated By: Paul Livingston
Donated On: May, 2019
In Memory of: Tom Livingston

Devotions: The Selected Poems of Mary Oliver

Devotions: The Selected Poems of Mary Oliver by Mary Oliver

Donated By: Andrea Watkins
Donated On: April, 2019
In Honor of: Nancy Skramstad

Keep Your Airspeed Up: The Story of a Tuskegee Airman

Keep Your Airspeed Up: The Story of a Tuskegee Airman by Harold H Brown and Marsha S Bordner

Donated By: Lt Col Joe Herring
Donated On: April, 2019
In Honor of: Those heroic, pioneering 99th Fighter Squadron “Red Tails” Airmen who so gallantly served us.

Empty Bottles Full of Stories

Empty Bottles Full of Stories by R.H. Sin and Robert M. Drake

Donated By: Paul M Livingston
Donated On: April, 2019
In Memory of Tom Livingston

World Make Way: New Poems Inspired by Art from the Metropolitan Museum

World Make Way: New Poems Inspired by Art from the Metropolitan Museum Edited by Lee Bennett Hopkins

Donated By: Linda S Hubbard
Donated On: April, 2019
In Memory of Rachel Kahan

When We Were Very Young

When We Were Very Young by A. A. Milne Illustrated by Ernest H. Shepard

Donated By: Jane Kahan
Donated On: April, 2019
In Memory of Rachel Kahan

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by Harriet Jacobs

Donated By: Alisa M. Williams
Donated On: March, 2019

Hammering for Freedom

Hammering for Freedom Written by Rita Lorraine Hubbard

Donated By: Rhonda Herron
Donated On: March, 2019
In Memory of Charles A. Gladden Sr.

Kristy’s Great Idea

Kristy’s Great Idea By Raina Telgemeier

Donated By: Deanna Fisher
Donated On: March, 2019

Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom

Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom by David W Blight

Donated By: Frank J. Pruss Jr.
Donated On: February, 2019
In Memory of Nicholas Raphael Falco III

The Road to Dawn: Josiah Henson and the Story That Sparked the Civil War

The Road to Dawn: Josiah Henson and the Story That Sparked the Civil War by Jared A Brock

Donated By: Patricia Pruss
Donated On: February, 2019
In Memory of Nick Falco

My Sister, the Serial Killer

My Sister, the Serial Killer By: Oyinkan Braithwaite

Donated By: Kendall McMillen
Donated On: February, 2019
In Honor of Savannah Thorpe

Fearless Mary: The True Adventures of Mary Fields

Fearless Mary: The True Adventures of Mary Fields by Tami Charles

Donated By: Mary B McFadden
Donated On: February, 2019

Dreamers

Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans

Donated By: Sierra Bartlett
Donated On: February, 2019

Dreamers

Dreamers by Yuyi Morales

Donated By: Alisa Williams
Donated On: February, 2019

The Neverending Story

The Neverending Story by Michael Ende

Donated By: Alisa Williams
Donated On: February, 2019

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom written by Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault
Illustrated by Lois Ehlert

Donated By: Lisa White
Donated On: January, 2019
In Memory of Ruby Ketchel

Hey, Kiddo

The Parker Inheritance by Varian Johnson

Donated By: April B Benson
Donated On: January, 2019
In Memory of John Philip Thomas

Hey, Kiddo

Passing by Nella Larsen

Donated By: April B Benson
Donated On: January, 2019
In Memory of Julia P. Johnson

Hey, Kiddo

On the Come Up by Angie Thomas

Donated By: April B Benson
Donated On: January, 2019
In Memory of Shirley Gene Thomas

Hey, Kiddo

Hey, Kiddo by Jarrett J. Krosoczka

Donated By: Cheree Jones
Donated On: January, 2019

The Outsider

The Outsider by Stephen King

Donated By: Cheree Jones
Donated On: January, 2019

Foundryside

Foundryside by Robert Bennett

Donated By: Nancy Medbery
Donated On: January, 2019

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

Donated By: Jane Kahan
Donated On: January, 2019
In Memory of: Marilyn Jawitz

The Day You Begin By: Jacqueline Woodson, Illustrated By Rafael López

Donated By: Daniel Hubbard
Donated On: December, 2018
In Honor of: Jess Kahan

D&D Player’s Handbook By Wizards RPG Team

Donated By: Samuel Hagadorn
Donated On: December, 2018
In Honor of: Mr. Richard Arndt – Gamer Extraordinaire

A Place for Us

A Place for Us by: Fatima Farheen Mirza

Donated By: Danielle Webber
Donated On: December, 2018
In Memory of: Patricia Ann Goemaere

Becoming

Becoming by: Michelle Obama

Donated By: Charlita Ferguson
Donated On: December, 2018
In Honor of: Zauriel & Simile Proctor

Children of Blood and Bone

Children of Blood and Bone by: Tomi Adeyemi

Donated By: Pauline Hilliard
Donated On: December, 2018
In Memory of: Gertrude Braan

Friday Black by: Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah

Donated By: Janaya Thompson
Donated On: December, 2018
In Memory of: James E Pannell, Sr.

Circe by: Madeline Miller

Donated By: Danielle Staudt
Donated On: December, 2018

Goodnight Moon by: Margaret Wise Brown

Donated By: Fatima Hussein
Donated On: December, 2018
In Memory of: For all the nights this put you to sleep my dearest Laila.

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs by: Judi Barrett

Donated By: Laura Somerville
Donated On: November, 2018
In Honor of: Margie Dunn

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The Cat in the Hat Comes Back by: Dr. Seuss

Donated By: David Somerville
Donated On: November, 2018
In Honor of: Cindy Somerville

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Fahrenheit 451 by: Ray Bradbury

Donated By: Joe Herring
Donated On: November, 2018
In Memory of: My mom, Maxine Jacobson Herring, who instilled in me a love of books

Red: A Crayon’s Story by: Michael Hall

Donated By: Donna Pettersen
Donated On: November, 2018
In Honor of: Felicia “Mimi” Charnock

The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors by: Drew Daywalt

Donated By: Donna Pettersen
Donated On: November, 2018
In Honor of: Felicia “Mimi” Charnock

Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief By Rick Riordan

Donated By: Rebecca Ammar
Donated On: November, 2018
In Honor of: Marie Ammar, 8th Queen Nicotina 2015

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The Great Bridge by David McCullough

Donated By: Gerald Elder
Donated On: November, 2018

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Pride and Prejudice by: Jane Austen

Donated By: Charles Darby
Donated On: November, 2018
In Honor of: Holly Darby, a Great Teacher

The Tales of Beedle the Bard By J.K. Rowling

Donated By: Ashleigh Skinner
Donated On: November, 2018
In Honor of: Stephanie D. & Erin S.

Princess Bride

The Princess Bride by William Goldman

Donated By: Sarah Guy
Donated On: November, 2018

Princess Bride

The Princess Bride by William Goldman

Donated By: Andrea Watkins
Donated On: November, 2018
In Memory of:  John M. Sine

Fire & Blood by George R. R. Martin

Donated By: Kwoncene Blackwell
Donated On: November, 2018

Hey Black Child by: Useni Eugene Perkins

Donated By: Jehnell C. Linkins
Donated On: November, 2018

In Honor of Jehnell Adams Linkins – Annie V. Stringer Adams Daughter

Cinnamon by Neil Gaiman

Donated By: Danielle Staudt
Donated On: November, 2018

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Arsene Lupin, Gentlemen Thief by Maurice LeBlanc

Donated By: Laurent Boudias
Donated On: November, 2018

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Sula by Toni Morrison

Donated By: Lateca Roman
Donated On: September, 2018

Neuromancer Book Jacket

Neuromancer by William Gibson

Donated By: Alisa M Williams
Donated On: September, 2018

Beezus and Ramona Book Jacket

Beezus and Ramona by Beverly Cleary

Donated By: Heather French
Donated On: August, 2018
In Memory of Lorraine Ellen Powell
The Power of Now Book Jacket

The Power of Now
by Eckhart Tolle

Donated By: Janaya P. Thompson
Donated On: March, 2018
In Memory of James Pannell, Jr.
The Fisherman Book Jacket

The Fisherman by John Langan

Donated By: Donna Whitman
Donated On: February, 2018
IT Book Jacket

IT by Stephen King

Donated By: Stephanie McCaslin
Donated On: January, 2018
In Honor of Cari Foreman

Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison

Donated By: Pamela Treadwell
Donated On: January, 2018
The Bad Beginning Book Jacket

The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket

Donated By: Courtney Roberts
Donated On: December, 2017
In Honor of Trey, a great reader
Harrry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Book Jacket

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

Donated By: Jean Kirk
Donated On: December, 2017
The Gunslinger Book Jacket

The Gunslinger by Stephen King

Donated By: Jean Kirk
Donated On: December, 2017
James and the Giant Peach Book Jacket

James and the Giant Peach by Robert Dahl

Donated By: Jean Kirk
Donated On: December, 2017
The Hobbit Book Jacket

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

Donated By: Jean Kirk
Donated On: December, 2017
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Book Jacket

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

Donated By: Lois B. Moore
Donated On: November, 2017
In Memory of Bing Moore
The Chronicles of Narnia Book Jacket

The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis

Donated By: Jennifer Kelley
Donated On: October, 2017
In Honor of my three children (Sean, Mikayla and Brayden) who listened to me read this story to them many times when they were children.
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark Book Jacket

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark by Alvin Schwartz

Donated By: Barbara Mazor
Donated On: October, 2017
In Memory of Thomas P. Burroughs
Caps for Sale Book Jacket

Caps for Sale by Esphyr Slobodkina

Donated By: Janet Elizabeth Powers
Donated On: September, 2017

Dork Diaries by Rachel Renee Russell

Donated By: Maria Dickson
Donated On: September, 2017
The Essential Calvin and Hobbes Book Jacket

The Essential Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson

Donated By: Andrew Pizor
Donated On: September, 2017
The Street Book Jacket

The Street by Ann Petry

Donated By:Ashley Teagle
Donated On: September, 2017
Watchmen Book Jacket

Watchmen by Alan Moore

Donated By: Jason Squriewell
Donated On: September, 2017
Where the Sidewalk Ends Book Jacket

Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein

Donated By: Jasmine E. Carmona
Donated On: September, 2017
Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book Jacket

Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney

Donated By: Michael Meador
Donated On: September, 2017
In Honor of my little man who loves being surrounded by books.
1984 Book Jacket

1984 by George Orwell

Donated By: Kiran Sitoula
Donated On: September, 2017
One Hundred Years of Solitude Book Jacket

One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Donated By: Sierra Saunders
Donated On: September, 2017
In Honor of Future Book Lovers