Louise Lareau

Jan 15, 2024

Meet the Librarian

A Discussion with Louise Lareau, Managing Librarian, Children's Center, Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library at The New York Public Library

New Books Network 2024

Louise Lareau is the award-winning Managing Librarian at The New York Public Library and currently leads the Children’s Center team at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library. She calls herself a 'book detective. We talk about makes a great picture book, differences among cultures and languages, the role of the library in bringing books to the children of their community, and how silliness, and theatricality prevail!

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