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Author and poet Maya Angelou, center, reacts to applause as she is introduced by Paul LeClerc, right, president of the New York Public Library, during a ceremony announcing the acquisition of the Maya Angelou Collection on Friday.

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Writer Maya Angelou sings about her love of books

In her low husky voice, Maya Angelou came out singing an old African-American song about a rainbow to express her love of books and libraries.

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