Dewey: The Small Town Library Cat Who Touched the World
December 16, 2008 by Christine Rooney-Browne
In 1988 the staff of a small community library in Spencer, Iowa received an interesting return through their overnight library book drop; a tiny tabby kitten. The library staff immediately adopted the kitten, naming him Dewey Readmore Books – the perfect name for a library cat!
The remarkable story of Dewey’s life and the impact he had on the lives of library staff and the wider community is now the subject of a bestelling book by Spencer Public Library Director Vicky Myron and a forthcoming feature film rumoured to be starring Meryl Street as the Library Director - cool!Don’t think the book is available in the UK until 2009 so might have to add it to next year’s Xmas list…