Brenna is from Stanley, North Carolina and is an 11th grader at the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics. Her excellent video interviews users of her public library and they share why libraries are important to them.
David Simmons, Jr. – NC Congressional District 5“For me, libraries are a calming place to be in because of their quiet atmosphere and
comfortable settings. They are amazing places that I enjoy being in. They are amazing for one
simple reason it accommodates all types of people and no one is exactly the same.”
Benjamin is from Black Mountain, North Carolina and is a 9th grader at Charles D. Owen High School. His website has excellent design and content and most impressively direct input from his fellow students about the importance of libraries. View Black Mountain news article on Benjamin.
Samuel Kostiuk – NC Congressional District 10
Sam is from Cherryville, North Carolina and is a 5th grader at WB Beam Intermediate School. His video does an excellent job talking about the value of libraries for him and his friend Winnie the Pooh.
Submitted by jennifer.smith on Wed, 04/16/2014 - 2:13pm
The North Carolina Library Association’s Government Resources Section will host its 2014 Annual Meeting & Workshop on Friday, June 13 at the Caroline D. McCoy Commons Building at Elon University. Food and beverages will be provided in the morning. Lunch will be on your own.
Jacob is from Waxhaw, North Carolina and is an 11th grader at North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics. His riveting video tells his personal story of how libraries helped him and then proceeds to share profound thoughts from many people across the state.