ROBB DeCAMP Special to the Times
Kathleen Perruci, a member of the GAB (Gabbing About Books) club, hands books to Pamela Baker Tuesday afternoon outside Washington Elementary School. As part of World Book Night, the club handed out free books to students and parents at the end of the school day. World Book Night is a grassroots effort to promote literacy and reading. Other local participants included the Washington County Public Library and Barking Dog Books.