Ruben Cortes

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Young Children's Literature

Ruben Cortes is a Collection Development Librarian at Orange County Library System in Orlando, FL. Ruben received his MLS from Florida State University with an emphasis on Youth Services. At OCLS, he is responsible for selecting and maintaining collections for 15 library locations in the areas of nonfiction, picture books, and world languages. Ruben has a passion for building diverse collections and has presented on the topic of diversity in children’s literature at FLA, FAME, and PLA.