Share Book Recommendations With Your Friends, Join Book Clubs, Answer TriviaHSC : All My Own Work :: HomeA library is many thingsEarly-1971, in an effort to attract as many youngsters to the premises as possible, Marguerite Hart — children's librarian at the newly-opened public library in Troy, Michigan — wrote to a number of notable people with a request: to reply with a congratulatory letter, addressed to the children of Troy, in which the benefits of visiting such a library were explained. Below are five of the wonderful responses she received, from the following people: Neil Armstrong; Isaac Asimov; Hardie Gramatky; Dr Seuss; and E. B. White. Transcripts follow. (Source:Troy Public Library; Image: Oberlausitz Library, Germany, via.) Transcript NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATIONAPR 13 1971The Young Citizens of Troy, Michigan c/o/ Mrs. 16 March 1971Dear Boys and Girls,Congratulations on the new library, because it isn't just a library. Dr. E.