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Moore, Anne Carroll, 1871-1961

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1871-1961

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Anne Carroll Moore Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC-010
Abstract Anne Carroll Moore was an important pioneer of children’s librarianship. A graduate of Pratt Institute, she developed the children’s room at the Pratt Institute Library and later set up services for the children’s rooms of the main library and branches of the New York Public Library. Moore introduced numerous innovations into library services for children, including exhibits, special events, and storytelling, and she emphasized the love of reading for its own sake. She also regularly reviewed...
Dates: 1896 - 1966; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1955