"Everyone was really excited. All the kids were asking her questions. She had a smile on the whole time," said Edgartown Public Library's Chris Look.
The first lady has previously been criticized for being tone deaf with the messages she posts on social media.
The one-year Be Best celebration is an opportunity to "set plans for expanding the initiative in the coming year," the first lady stated.
The current and former first ladies shared photos of their respective visits to the iconic monument in the heart of the French capital.
"I think you should go see if you can't do something that's more effective than what you're doing now," she reportedly said
Gov. Ralph Northam's office defended the first lady's actions, saying that she handed the cotton to a group of students, not just to those who were African American.
Melania Trump will reportedly spend the Martin Luther King holiday weekend at Mar-a-Lago.
Newsweek marks Michelle Obama's 55th birthday with a look back at some of her best moments.
The Slovenian-born former model's social media following has ballooned since she moved to Washington.
Melania Trump "seems to be, as many people noted, adopting all of the West Wing Trump aggressive language," author Lauren Wright said.
The first lady's approval rating dropped 11 percentage points in a couple of months.
The president has been mocked online for saluting the casket in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda.
Michelle Obama appeared on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" to talk about her new memoir, "Becoming."
In an unusual move, the first lady has publicly called for one of the president's top national security aides to be fired.
Melania Trump's son-in-law Donald Trump Jr. has previously been criticized for hunting and killing elephants.
The FLOTUS managed to harvest vegetables without even getting her gardening gloves dirty.
"I don't want to talk about politics," the head of Sevnica's tourist board said.
"All of them are. It goes with the last name," former GOP strategist Steve Schmidt, who recently quit the Republican Party, said of Melania Trump and the first family.
"She's private," Trump said of the first lady. "She doesn't want to talk about things."
"Somebody said, did she have a facelift? No," the president said of his wife.
"Rest assured, I'm here at the @WhiteHouse w my family, feeling great, & working hard on behalf of children & the American people!" Melania Trump tweeted during her absence.
Melania Trump has not traveled with the president to a G7 summit in Canada.
"The Fake News Media has been so unfair, and vicious, to my wife and our great First Lady, Melania," President Trump tweeted.
The first lady made her first public appearance in nearly a month.
"She is not going. She's doing great," Melania Trump's said spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham of the presidential retreat over the weekend.