EASTCHESTER, N.Y. -- Mary Feldhaus said when she began her career as a librarian nearly 30 years ago, there was still a card catalog, and old newspapers and magazines were stored on microfiche. Affectionately known as Miss Mary to all the kids who frequent the Eastchester Library , Feldhaus recently agreed to answer five questions
What is a favorite book right now?
"I just finished reading "The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian" by Sherman Alexie and it was just wonderful. I am so glad I read it. It is an amazing book."
What are you reading now?
"I am reading a wonderful picture book called "Junonia" by Kevin Henkes.
Do you have a favorite children's author.
"I have so many favorites, but right now I will have to say William Steig."
How long have you been a librarian.
"I have been a librarian for 29 years. I have always been a children's librarian. I absolutely love it.
Do you recommend your profession?
"I highly recommend my profession. I have always loved it and have remained committed to being a librarian. It is not always a lucrative profession though.
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