Councilman Andy King, New York Public Library host ‘Reading is Cool!’

(l-r, back) Mr. Met mascot, Jhanya Smith-Butler, Christopher Cruz, NYPL Lion and Alethea Johnson join with children from LMNOP Daycare.
Photo by Aracelis Batista

Councilman Andy King and the New York Public Library teamed up to host an event launching a new reading challenge called ‘Reading is Cool!’ at the Eastchester Library on Tuesday, March 1. The event was designed to engage young readers with a selection of 20 children’s titles selected by expert NYPL librarians. The list is based on the most popular youth-themed books requested in libraries in King’s district.

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Thomas Isekenegbe, (l) president of Bronx Community College and Councilman Andy King, chair of the library subcommittee.
Photo by Aracelis Batista

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