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Get to Know (Y)our Collection Development Team: Wils Smithwick

Throughout his childhood, Wils was an avid reader, a practice he inherited from his dad. He counts Tom Swift and series such as The Hardy Boys among books he cherished as a boy. But biographies and history were his favorites, and, to this day, still are. Wils also loves audio fiction because, he says, hearing the story helps listeners draw pictures of the story. 


Get to Know (Y)our Collection Development Team: Becky Walton

Becky read her first Stephen King novel as a middle-schooler. And, just like that, she became a lifelong, devoted reader. A self-described book nerd. 


Diverse Retellings of the Literary Canon

Ann Cox, MLS, Collection Development Librarian, Ingram Library Services  


Starting Difficult Conversations About Race with Youth Fiction

Alex Arthun, MLS, Collection Development Librarian, Ingram Library Services