Sasha Dowdy was born in Russia and raised in Japan. She became a librarian when she found her calling after working as a translator, interpreter, and language teacher for 7 years. She earned her Master’s in Library Science from the University of Maryland with a concentration in youth services. She has been working at the Library of Congress Young Readers Center since 2016 after concluding her internship in the same space. She is passionate about helping kids and teens find something in the Library of Congress that connects to their lives and sparks their curiosity. Her current role on the Library’s Informal Learning Team is to manage the browsing collection, run the internship and volunteer programs, and contribute to the development of programming for children, families, and teens.
Most Recent Posts
- Remembering September 11th with the Authors of “14 Cows for America” September 11th, 2020
- Talking with Kwame Mbalia: Folktales, Storytelling, and Gum Baby! September 9th, 2020
- Make Your Own Postcard and Other Ways to Play with Free-to-Use Images September 2nd, 2020
- Take on Our Challenge: Read Across the Library! August 21st, 2020
- Finding Great Books for Kids August 5th, 2020