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Most of the week's PK library news is shown below, but I wanted to make you aware of a very exciting event at Pages: A Bookstore this Sunday: Kwame Alexander, Newbery-winning author of Crossover, will be presenting a storytime and signing books, including his new picture book Surf's Up! That's Sunday, February 14, at 2:00 p.m. Reservations are recommended, 310-318-0900.
Barbara Siegemund-Broka, library media specialist, maintains this blog to inform Pennekamp students and families about library news and related content. Any opinions expressed here are solely her own.
What's Ms. Barbara reading?
To Night Owl from Dogfish,
by Holly Goldberg Sloan and Meg Wolitzer
"Americans went to the library an average of 10.5 times in 2019, beating out trips to movie theaters, sporting events, national parks, museums, and zoos. According to a new Gallup poll, libraries were almost twice as popular as movie theaters and ten times as popular as zoos."
--"Americans Go to the Library More Than Anywhere Else," by Emma Coleman, on the Route Fifty, January 28, 2020, https://www.routefifty.com/management/2020/01/library-usage-data/162714/