Jill Rothstein

Jill Rothstein

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Jill Rothstein has worked at the New York Public Library for 16 years, has been Chief Librarian of the Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library in NYC for five years, is a member of the Accessibility Working Group, and a core team member and mentor with the Innovation Project. She has presented at the National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled conference, Metro Libraries conference, American Library Association, and Harvard's World Heritage Strategy Forum. Before that she sang and did silly dances for toddlers as a children's librarian and then did not sing as much as a neighborhood branch manager.  Born and raised in New York, after attending college at Oberlin, she taught in Madurai, India for two years and tried academia in Wisconsin before coming home and being lucky enough to love her job serving in public libraries. She also draws, blacksmiths, and is a master naturalist in training, so please come talk to her about your favorite turtle or tree.

Blogs: https://www.nypl.org/blog/author/705

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