Thursday, November 5, 2015

Library Limelight: Sharon Anderson, Collection Support Supervisor, Post Road Library

Library Limelight is intended to be a quick read to help FCPL patrons get to know our librarians and staff.  We hope you enjoy learning about the people who make our libraries great!

Sharon Anderson
Collection Support Supervisor
Post Road Library

Where is your hometown?
Detroit, Michigan
How long have you been at FCPL?
11 years
What other jobs have you had at FCPL?
Circulation Assistant and Information Specialist
Why did you choose to work in a library?
I have always loved reading and I was a volunteer at my children’s school library and enjoyed it so much, I decided to find a job in a library.
Describe your job in five words or less.
Keep the collection looking great.
What is unique about your job?
I train CSAs and volunteers 
What is your favorite part of your job?
The people I work with and being involved in circulation.
What’s the most interesting place you’ve lived or traveled?
I visited Hawaii several times and absolutely love it there, but it is too expensive for me to live there.
What are your hobbies?
Reading, computers, crossword puzzles, jigsaw puzzles
What are you reading right now?
Dishing the Dirt by M.C. Beaton
Paper books or eBooks?
Is there anything else you’d like to share?
I have two daughters who graduated from UGA. One graduated in 2013 and is working in Kennesaw, and one who graduated in July of this year and is still looking for a job. I also have a 5 year old granddaughter from my son who passed away 2-1/2 years ago.