The Aston Public Library recently held story times which successfully brought cultures from across the world to children of the area. Ben Belahbib, of Morocco, and Yosmar Salazar Marquez, of Venezuela, shared the culture of their native countries with children as part of the Aston Library’s “One World, Many Stories” summer program.
The story times were organized by library storyteller Joanne Burns.
Belahbib was born and raised in Rabat, Morocco. He lived there for 45 years and was employed as a government budget controller. He retired in 2000 and relocated to the Unites States. He currently works at the circulation desk at the library.
Belahbib is the father of…