Karen Ginman

Karen Ginman is Youth Collections Coordinator for The New York Public Library and Brooklyn Public Library, where she is responsible for managing and purchasing materials for kids and teens at 151 branches in The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Staten Island. She holds a Master of Arts in Teaching from Wayne State University and a Master of Library and Information Science from Queens College with a Certificate in Archives and Preservation of Cultural Materials. Previously, Karen worked as a middle and high school teacher for 8 years and is certified by New York State in French and English.  She is currently serving on YALSA’s 2018 Michael L. Printz Committee and has served on New York Public Library’s 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing committee and Best Book for Teens committee. Karen has moderated at New York Public Library’s Children’s Literary Salon The Rise of Latino Literature for Youth, Publishers Weekly article: Latino Authors Weigh in on Reaching Readers: A NYPL Panel, and talked books at Booklist & AAP Midwinter Read ‘n Rave Report  She is an avid Twitter user where you can find her at @karenginman