February 2022 - News Articles

A Set of the World’s First Children's Books in Lao Donated to the IYLC at Rutgers’ Alexander Library

SC&I faculty member Marc Aronson, a co-creator of the International Youth Literature Collection at the Alexander Library, said, “this acquisition is significant, because these are the first children's books ever written and published in Lao.” The donation will be celebrated on the annual “Day of the International Children's Book,” event at Alexander Library on April 1, 2022.