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Hbook Podcast 1.35 – Special Guest Laura Koenig

Podcast the 35th in which Siân travels to BPL Copley to chat with children’s librarian (and generally awesome human being) Laura Koenig.

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Entrance to the Children’s Library

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The outside brought in

Laura Koenig
BPL interview
Simmons interview

 

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Light up lion cub from the front

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Light up lion cub from the side

Boston Public Library
BPL Children’s
BPL Teens
BPL Calendar
BPL Twitter and Instagram
Virtual Tour
Boston Public Library to Commemorate 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare’s Death with Two Exhibitions in Fall 2016

 

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This is a SUPER awesome chair

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Teen room

Books we talk about
Make Way for Ducklings, Robert McCloskey
Blueberries for Sal, Robert McCloskey
The Penderwicks, Jeanne Birdsall
Marcelo in the Real World, Francisco X. Stork
Bridge to Terabithia, Katherine Paterson
American Gods, Neil Gaiman
Dark Is Rising series, Susan Cooper

 

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Comfy spaces in the teen room

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Up close look at the art in the teen room

People we talk about
Margaret and H. A. Rey
Jane McCloskey
Margot Harrison
Dawn Kurtagich
Kim Savage
Maggie Stiefvater

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We the cutest!

Links
Carleton College
Simmons GSLIS
“According to the website State Symbols USA, only two others have a similar symbol. Alabama has as its official Bible a historic one purchased in 1853 that’s used for all gubernatorial swearing-in ceremonies. But that’s an official Bible, not the official book of the state. Massachusetts has an official children’s book, the popular 1941 picture book Make Way for Ducklings, written and illustrated by Robert McCloskey and set in Boston Public Garden’s lagoon. That’s it for official tomes.”
Quack, Mack, Jack, and Pack have all been stolen
Arrowstreet
Vintage Library Card Catalogs Transformed Into Awesome Furniture
WGBH studio
The House on the Rock

Siân Gaetano About Siân Gaetano

Siân Gaetano is assistant editor for The Horn Book, Inc. Follow her on Twitter @KidLitChick.

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