Marcia Strykowski

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Picture Books Around the World

Without even trying I’ve accumulated a great little collection of picture books from other countries. These first two handsome editions were given to me by my son after he toured with fellow musicians in Germany and Poland. This book of Swedish folk tales was published in Stockholm in 1946. They have been producing anthologies since 1907. I bought …

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Book Display

For Valentine’s Day, I set up a ‘Blind Date with a Book’ display at the library. Patrons can check out the wrapped books. Along with the barcode, a little hint is on the front, so they’ll know what they’re getting into, whether it be mystery, romance, nonfiction, etc. When they get home and open their packages, …

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