Thursday, January 31, 2013

Caroline Kennedy on Libraries and Family | American Libraries Magazine

Caroline Kennedy on Libraries and Family | American Libraries Magazine

ubmitted by Phil Morehart on Sun, 01/27/2013 - 22:16
Caroline Kennedy



I’m descended from a long line of book worms and librarians. They would be very proud of me for being here with you.” Caroline Kennedy’s revelation at the beginning of her Auditorium Speaker Series talk at ALA Midwinter set the tone for the entire session. Her talk and Q&A with ALA President-elect Barbara Stripling was filled with stories that detailed how learning, books, and poetry shaped her famous family, interwoven with reminders of the important roles that libraries and librarians play as guardians and facilitators of information and ideas, role models to youth, and voices for communities.  Read more...
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