The librarian who sits behind the circulation desk at Derry Public Library in 1958. Like his fifth-grade teacher, Mrs. Douglas, Mrs. Starrett likes Ben Hanscom because he is polite and gentle. When Ben returns to Derry, he learns from Carole Danner that Mrs. Starrett died of a stroke at the age of fifty-eight or fifty-nine in 1982.
Mrs. Starrett Character Timeline in It
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Chapter 4: Ben Hanscom Takes a Fall
...the library, Ben walks up to the main desk in the Children’s Library and greets Mrs. Starrett . She likes Ben for the same reason most adults do—he is polite, soft-spoken, thoughtful,... (full context)
Chapter 11: Walking Tours