Cleveland Area Librarian Voted President of USA Toy Library Association
A proponent of such behavior contributing to the cognitive, physical, social and emotional well-being of children and youth, the Cuyahoga County Public Library Youth Literacy & Outreach Manager for nearly two decades has led the district’s toy library.
Due to her efforts and commitment to the cause, Kirschner was recently voted president of the USA Toy Library Association (USATLA).
The USA Toy Library Association supports toy libraries nationwide with education, programming and advice on development and best practices. Currently there are roughly 400 toy libraries in 32 states.
“My goal is I would love to see the expansion of toy-lending in more public libraries,” Kirschner said.
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