Virginia Festival of the Book Visiting Author: Sandy Pugh

This Thursday, author Sandy Pugh visited Johnson to put on a Peeper-ific show for our kindergarten, first, and second grade students! Sandy introduced us to the Peeper gang, read us a few Peeper stories, and even gave us a sneak preview of some new books that she has in the works. In the picture above, […]

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Coming Soon: Virginia Festival of the Book!

The Virginia Festival of the Book is coming! Next week, world famous authors, illustrators, and publishers will flock to Charlottesville to give talks, presentations, and seminars about books of every genre. They’ll talk about the writing process, the publishing process, graphic design, and creating characters. They’ll sign books, share new stories, and inspire people of […]

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2014 Virginia Festival of the Book

This year was the 20th anniversary of the Virginia Festival of the Book, and the events did not disappoint! From buzzing bees to fluffy puppies and all the way to knocking on the door of opportunity, the sights and sounds at Johnson Elementary this week were all about books, books, books. Johnson students were lucky […]

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Friday Photo: Students WOW Visiting Author with a Garden Tour

Last week’s Friday photo is a little bit late thanks to the Virginia Festival of the Book, which kept this librarian very busy Friday and over the weekend. Sorry for the tardy post – enjoy! This week’s Friday Photo is very special because it showcases not only one of our fantastic visiting authors, but also […]

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A Week of Reading Events!

Good morning, Johnson community! This week has been extremely busy, with both the Festival of the Book and the Kiss the Pig fundraiser occurring in the library, as well as Reading Under the Stars taking over Johnson this Friday night. So many reading events happening at once – what a wonderful week! Our Kiss the […]

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