The has just received a gift of 100 new children’s books, ranging from pre-kindergarten through early readers, from the Brownstone Book Fund. The Brownstone Book Fund is a private foundation in New York City interested in fostering early reading, a love of books, and encouraging parents and children to read together.
The books are available for all to enjoy in The Trove, the Library’s renowned children’s section.
“Our goal is to engage children as readers, and this gift allows us to do exactly that,” said Brian Kenney, library director. “It includes well-loved classics, such as Robert McCloskey’s Make Way for Ducklings, as well new and high-demand titles, such as Elizabeth and Victoria Kann’s Pinkalicious and Purplicious. There is sure to be a book in this collection to delight every child.”
Books from the Brownstone Fund will be on display beginning February 14.
The White Plains Public Library is located at 100 Martine Avenue, White Plains, NY. The library’s award-winning children’s library, The Trove, opened in 2005.
More information about the Library can be found at whiteplainslibrary.org and facebook.com/WhitePlainsPublicLibrary.
Brownstone Book Fund is a private foundation based in New York City. It was founded in 1997 by Diane and Clyde R. Brownstone, owners of Gift Box Corporation of America. Each year, the fund sends 100 children’s books to libraries across the country.