The Observer

CHS Students Cherish “Blind Date with a Book” Program

The display set up in the Media Center for Blind Date with a Book.

By Sai Sreenivasan, Observations Editor

February 14, 2017

With Valentine's Day coming up, the Media Center is honoring this holiday and their love for reading with the “Blind Date with a Book” tradition for the third year in a row. The event was started in Feb. 2015 and has been a success among students. For this tradition, the Media Center specialists...

10 Reasons public libraries should still be a thing

By Julia Heimlich, Features Editor

May 30, 2014

1.      They save you money. Go use those fifteen bucks to buy yourself a nice meal. No need to spend your money on something that can easily be borrowed. “I like public libraries because they are a place where everyone is united by a common goal, to learn for fun,” junior Michelle Dan ...

County libraries serves as perfect escape for students

Senior Taynya Bagheri goes to the Potomac library to study AP Biology without distractions commonly found in other places. The library also provides multiple resources, like the quiet study room pictured above.

By By Allison Srour, Features Editor

November 21, 2011

Loud music, family members, video games, TV, computers and Facebook are just some of the distractions that students often face while trying to study or work at home. In order to avoid such distractions, many students have sought out an alternative place where they can focus and work after school. The ...

Libraries incorporate e-books

By Manisha Singh, Fact Checker

November 17, 2011

Can’t find another source for that English essay due tomorrow? Don’t worry; CHS students no longer have to agonize over the idea of getting out of the house and heading over to the local library in search of a particular book they just can’t find. The Potomac Library started following the Montgomery...

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