Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Library Limelight: Julie Boyd, Youth Services Supervisor, 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!

Julie on Lake Lanier
Julie Boyd
Youth Services Supervisor
Cumming Library

Where is your hometown?
Both Deerfield and Round Lake, IL
How long have you been at FCPL?
8 years
What other jobs have you had at FCPL?
Collection Support Aide (CSA) and Information Specialist
Why did you choose to work in a library?
I have ALWAYS loved libraries, but I had never thought about working at one. When I saw the opening, I thought, “SURE!” 
Describe your job in five words or less.
Patrons, publications, planning, and puppets!
What is unique about your job?
The mixture of being both creative and analytical 
What is your favorite part of your job?
Smiling faces
What’s the most interesting place you’ve lived or traveled?
Sailing through the Grenadine Islands
What are your hobbies?
Sailing, Precept Bible study, Insect collecting, Gardening
What are you reading right now?
Heartless by Marissa Meyer, The Invisible Man by H.G. Wells, Fervent by Priscilla Shirer, Life Reimagined by Barbara Bradley Hagerty, The Bad Guys by Aaron Blabey, and Butterfly World by Paul Smart  (Yes, I like to read multiple books at the same time!)
Paper books or eBooks?
Is there anything else you’d like to share?
The people, both those whom I work with and our awesome patrons, make working at FCPL wonderful.