Playrooms & Passive Programming: How Children's Areas Encourage Literacy & Imagination

It’s beneficial to offer a library space that encourages a child’s imagination and literacy. Learn how the Orange County Library System has created an interactive area within their children’s space, focusing on imaginative play, literacy, and creativity– all of which is done in a passive format.


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Lauren Mathur, Orange County Library System

Lauren Mathur is the Branch Librarian for the Orange County Library System's Alafaya Branch. She graduated from Florida State University with her Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature and Master’s Degree in Library and Information Sciences. She’s also the author of books for teens, under the name Lauren Gibaldi.


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