Photograph of Librarian Jo Osborne Holding the Book "Stellaluna"


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Photograph of Librarian Jo Osborne Holding the Book "Stellaluna" is a picture, with genre photograph and portraits. Its dimensions are 6 in. x 4 in..

It was created in August 1994.

Rachel Alexander is the Contributor.

Pictured here is children's librarian Jo Osborne, seated and smiling at the camera while holding open the picture book "Stellaluna" by Janell Cannon. Rows of bookshelves are visible behind her, with the photo was most likely taken at the Old Worthington Library. A date on the front of the photo indicates "8 18 '94."

Jo Osborne was a children's librarian at Worthington Libraries from 1979 until her death at age 59 in 1995. The Jo Osborne Award for Humor in Children's Literature was established in 1996 to honor her commitment to bringing children, books and humor together. The award recognizes the art of humor in either a single children's book or in the body of work of a children's literature author. As described in the brochure for the award, Jo "sought out the silly, the funny, the poignant, the witty for storytelling and puppet shows to impart a love of books to all the children who were lucky enough to cross her path" during her years as a librarian

It covers the topics books and librarians and library workers.

It features the person Emelia (Jo) Osborne (née Smith), 1935-1995.

It covers the city Worthington. It covers the area Old Worthington.

The original is in a private collection.

This file was reformatted digital in the format video/jpeg.

The Worthington Memory identification code is wcd0572.

This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on April 12, 2023.