Film promoting children’s learning at the New York Public Library. Clip opens with three boys standing in front of a globe. One boy reaches out and turns the globe and points to a place on the globe. Another boy standing up shows a book to a group of six children. Girl is writing in a book. Another boy with a pointer is pointing out stars on a map of stars. Shot of books and items (nutcracker, dinosaur, painted horses, Nordic ship, figurines of people) on shelf in the library. CU of children as librarian explains the items to the children. Narrator discusses the mystic universe and how books describe native lands. Shot of puppet show and CU of children clapping and laughing. Shot of adventure books: Daniel Boone, Last of the Mohicans, Huckleberry Finn, Little Women, Tom Sawyer, Johnny Appleseed.