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Library Displays: Sibert Collection

Information on the resources on display at Simmons Library

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These items are currently on display in Beatley Library.

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Book plate

The children's books in this collection have touched many lives across many generations. Jessica B. Sibert was a librarian in Louisiana where she worked for the Vermilion Parish Library and was in charge of the library demonstration project. Read more about Jessica's life below!

These images are of Louisiana bookmobiles similar to the one Jessica would have used.

Bookmobile

bookmobile2

Photos from http://newdeal.feri.org/library/ab02.htm and 
http://newdeal.feri.org/library/ab03.htm

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See the document below for a biography of Jessica B. Sibert, a graduate of the Louisiana State University library science program and collector of children's books. Her children, Barbara Sibert, Martha Sibert (a Simmons College Children's Literature alumna), Katherine Sibert, and Robert L. Sibert, donated this collection to Beatley library.