Emma announces national book week and reveals its title "More books in the home"
1 C. G. lyclnnd at Training School. C, G. Leland, Superintendent of Libraries for the Department of Education, Education, addressed the students of the Training School for Teachers on Wednesday. Wednesday. Mr. Leland told of the opportunities opportunities to read good books enjoyed enjoyed by New York children, of the classroom libraries intended to inculcate inculcate a love of books in the child in early life,, of the teachers' reference libraries, and of the larger libraries of the high and training schools. He urged teachers to build up little classroom classroom libraries. Mr. Leland, who was a captain In the 7th Regiment In the late war, spoke of the feeling the boys In France had for their former teachers, The speaker declared that In his own case the only one of his early teach ers that he still remembered was the one that stimulated in him the love of books that still survives. In Introducing Superintendent Le land, Miss Emma L. Johnston, the principal, announced thut next week would be Children's Book Week throughout the country, and that tne slogan to be used is "More books in the home."