Librarian Uses "Little Women" Star Power To Connect Students to the Library

Librarian Uses "Little Women" Star Power To Connect Students to the Library

When school librarian Lisa Egan was offered a visit from movie stars to help her connect with students and generate interest in her library, she jumped at the chance and hosted a Q&A with Greta Gerwig, director of the film "Little Women," and its stars, Saoirse Ronan, Florence Pugh, and Eliza Scanlen. 

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