Story train chugs along


May 8, 2020

Screenshots courtesy Cloquet library

Dr. Melissa Robey reads "Germs Are Not for Sharing" as part of the Cloquet library's "Story Train" that features members of the community reading books in videos posted online.

Cloquet librarian Keiko Satomi said she was reading about the food train at B&B Market in Cloquet, along with stories about community members reading to kids online, when it occurred to her: Why not do a "Story Train by community helpers" online during the stay-at-home order? Satomi sent out a batch of emails and people obliged: already she has stories read by a doctor, a teacher, a farmer and a firefighter with more to come. The videos are posted on the library's new YouTube channel, along with other posts by librarian Justin Dinger with author talks and outdoor events. Satomi is also doin...

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