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“Library of the Early Mind” documentary at KU

February 14, 2011

Library of the Early MindChildren’s Literature Documentary Comes to KU

Free screening and panel discussion
Friday, March 18, 2011
5:00-8:30 p.m.

Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
Alumni Auditorium in the McFarland Student Union Building

Seating is limited for the evening screening and panel discussion, so if you plan to come for the 5-8:30 time slot, please reserve a seat at:
or call 610-683-4300

ATTENTION STUDENTS: There will also be an afternoon screening of the documentary in Boehm 261 at 2:00p.m. on the same date. This screening is just to view the film. A panel discussion will only take place at the evening event. There is no need to reserve a seat for the afternoon time. The reservations are only for the evening event.

This documentary explores the art and impact of children’s literature and features nearly 40 authors, including Lois Lowry, Jerry Pinkney, Mo Willems, Lemony Snicket, and many more! Don’t miss it! To watch a trailer, click here.

The panel discussion will take place immediately following the film. The film’s co-producer, Steven Withrow, will discuss children’s literature with Newbery Honor author Susan Campbell Bartoletti, award-winning author & illustrator Matt Phelan, and bookseller Heather Hebert of Children’s Book World .

This free event kicks off the Sara Mack Memorial Lecture Series and is sponsored by Kutztown University’s Rohrbach Library & the Department of Library Science and Instructional Technology.

If you are interested in contributing towards future events in this series, you can contact the Kutztown University Foundation at 610-683-1394 or give to the Sara Mack Memorial Fund at

To view the event poster, click here. For a toner-friendly version for printing, click here.

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