Posted on 04/27/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here’s a fun question to ask your local library, next time you’re actually inside: Have they been Yanged?

That’s industry slang for having fielded a request from a young man named Aaron Yang to join the summer reading program and have prizes mailed to him – even though he doesn’t live in that library’s district.

NPR spoke to librarians who’ve been Yanged as well as Yang himself about his goal to participate in as many reading programs as possible; you can read the story or listen to the segment below.

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Categories: Today in Books

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Hi Foster -- looks like we could've used more coffee the morning we published this :) Thanks!
Sadye at Fussy | 02/18/2022 at 06:53 AM
His name is Aaron Yang. Not to be confused with the political candidate, Mr. Andrew Yang.
Foster | 02/17/2022 at 03:43 PM
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