Tag Archives: Children’s Literature

“It’s Story Time Again”

Officially, Ms. Asbury is a library clerk, checking books in and out. But every Wednesday she doubles as a parking attendant during one of the New York Public Library’s most popular programs: story time.  Long Line at the Library? It’s … Continue reading

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Mothers, Libraries, and Reading

I am thinking of my mother today on Mother’s Day.  At nearly 91 years old, she is still going strong, for which I am grateful.  When I think about Mom, there are a lot of different directions my thoughts go—but … Continue reading

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RIP, Maurice Sendak

The library community mourns the passing of the well-known and well-loved children’s author Maurice Sendak, who died yesterday at the age of 83.   That is, I think of him as a children’s author.  He was also an illustrator, producer, director.   … Continue reading

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