PAWTUCKET – For her work promoting Latino literature to children in Pawtucket and across the state of Rhode Island, Maria Cotto was recognized at the American Library Association’s annual conference last month.

Cotto, the bilingual children’s librarian at the Pawtucket Public Library, was named the Arnulfo D. Trejo Librarian of the Year by REFORMA, the National Association to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish Speaking, an affiliate of the American Library Association.

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