Letters for a Library…These are Great!

4 Jun

From Lettersofnote.com:

A Library is Many Things

Early-1971, in an effort to attract as many youngsters to the premises as possible, Marguerite Hart — children’s librarian at the newly-opened public library in Troy, Michigan — wrote to a number of notable people with a request: to reply with a congratulatory letter, addressed to the children of Troy, in which the benefits of visiting such a library were explained in some form. It’s heartening to know that an impressive 97 people did exactly that, and below are just four of those replies, all from authors: Isaac AsimovHardie Gramatky; Theodore Geisel; and E. B. White.

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