Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Reader Rabbit Recommends: Dewey by Vicki Myron



maggie the reader rabbit

Join our Adult Summer Reading program, and Paws to Read along with Maggie. Maggie is not only a wonderful pet, she loves to sink her teeth into a good book.  

This week Maggie (our Reader Rabbit) recommends:


http://encore.mountainview.gov/iii/encore/record/C__Rb1357809__Sdewey%20the%20library%20cat__Orightresult__X2?lang=eng&suite=cobaltDewey: the small-town library cat who touched the world

By Vicki Myron
Non-Fiction, 2nd floor, 636.8092 Myron
 
Librarians share stories about all the interesting things left behind in library book return slots, but one of the most interesting happened in Spencer, Iowa. On a frightfully cold night, someone stuffed a small kitten in the book return slot at the Spencer Public Library. Library Director Vicki Myron took him in and he was appropriately named Dewey Readmore Books. He became a beloved fixture in the library, charming the people of Spencer for 19 years as the beloved library mascot.

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