PU’s Cotsen Children’s Library Featured on PBS’s “Craft in America”

The Cotsen Children’s Library, a unit within Princeton University Library’s Department of Special Collections,

Has been featured on a segment of PBS’ Craft in America.

The library is the benefaction of Lloyd E. Cotsen, ’50, and Charter Trustee, Emeritus. The curatorial division administers the research collection of illustrated children’s books, manuscripts, original artwork, prints, and educational toys, hosts academic conferences on children’s books and publishes their proceedings, and sponsors fellowships for research. The outreach division of Cotsen serves children of all ages, families, librarians, and educators.

Campus visitors can explore Bookscape, a whimsical reading environment with its two-story bonsai tree, Wall of Books, and exhibition space, and attend free weekly story hours and special events.

To watch Craft in America’s 1 hour and 38 minute segment on the library, visit https://vimeo.com/849261461 using the passcode: 2023Play.

To learn more about the history of Cotsen Children’s Library and how to visit, check out https://cotsen.princeton.edu/.