Medina Children’s Library: New Stories in Ancient Fez

by Lindsay Swoboda

Blue skies wink from above the high and narrow walls of the ancient city of Fez, Morocco. Normally filled with brightly colored artisan wares and lingering aromas of spices, mint tea, and kebabs, the cobblestone streets are quiet, subdued by pandemic restrictions. Nestled in the corner of a plaza is the Medina Children’s Library, where staff members continue to find ways to share books and a love of reading with local children. The pandemic presents new challenges, but has not stopped their efforts. […]