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It all comes together for a New York Times story on school libraries...finally!

I was tickled this morning to find out that something that started almost a year ago has finally come together! There is a great story and video on the front page of the New York Times: I am so pleased to see this story!! <> The video is super, too. Here's the back story:

The reporter contacted me in March 2008 for the names of school librarians who encourage reading who were close to NY City...DUH, that would be all of us! LM_NET and the SLMS/NYLA listservs connected me with a lot of people who were willing to be interviewed. I knew that if she wanted a New York City school librarian, Stephanie Rosalia would be great--she is passionate and well-spoken--so made sure she was on the list.

She followed Stephanie Rosalia for a long time and kept in contact with AASL and ALA, talking to the ALA Public Information Office and AASL President Ann Martin as recently as 3:30pm last Friday.

She is now convinced of the importance of school libraries in students' lives and asks whether there is a school librarian in each school she considers for her youngest child according to Stephanie. I very much appreciate the story!

The story is well-timed and can be forwarded to everyone's governors and superintendents as budgets are being determined.




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