This Library History Story Will Tug at Your Heartstrings…

Many thanks to Dr. Suzanne Stauffer for sharing this touching podcast about the compassion that librarians showed in the life of a young girl who was homeless.  It includes a powerful reunion between librarian and patron, as well as the song “Library Magic” by The Head and the Heart:

 This American Life: Growing Shelf-Awareness

“Lydia Sigwarth spent a lot of time in her public library growing up – all day, almost every day, for six months straight. Producer Stephanie Foo returned to that library with her, after years away. (13 1/2 minutes).

Best,

Brett

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