Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Library Limelight: Mary White, Information Specialist, Cumming 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!

Mary White
Information Specialist
Cumming Library

Where is your hometown?

Tallmadge, Ohio

How long have you been at FCPL?

10 years

What other jobs have you had at FCPL?

Just this one.

Why did you choose to work in a library?

I’ve always loved getting immersed in novels so I was drawn to the keeper of my favorite things.

Describe your job in five words or less.

Constantly shifting gears

What is unique about your job?

It’s great to interact with patrons and hear about their lives and the books they have enjoyed.

What is your favorite part of your job?

Access to new books. Thanks, Kim and Martha!

What’s the most interesting place you’ve lived or traveled?

Italy; art, architecture, food, wine, and then there’s gelato. What’s not to love?

What are your hobbies?

Reading, hiking, and travel

What are you reading right now?

My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante

Paper books or eBooks?


Is there anything else you’d like to share?
My husband and I are planning a trip to Barcelona later this year. Should be fun!