Hampton Park Library
Where is your hometown?
Gainesville, GAHow long have you been at FCPL?
A little over a yearWhat other jobs have you had at FCPL?
I’ve been in Youth Services since I started.Why did you choose to work in a library?
While student teaching for my Early Childhood Education degree, I realized that storytime was my favorite part of the day! I had always loved libraries and working with children, so this seemed like the perfect fit!Describe your job in five words or less.
Let’s all read a book!What is unique about your job?
I love how the library is consistently changing, whether it’s different patrons, programs, or technology! It really makes my day go by quickly.What is your favorite part of your job?
I love being able to be silly with kids. I also really enjoy reader’s advisory!What’s the most interesting place you’ve lived or traveled?
I’ve never been on a plane, so I haven’t traveled out of the South. I love Asheville, North Carolina because it has a great mix of historical and artistic elements. They also have a lot of bookstores!What are your hobbies?
I love reading, hiking, and baking!What are you reading right now?
Marina by Carlos Ruiz ZafónPaper books, eBooks, or audiobooks?
I love all three, but I usually lean towards paper books.Is there anything else you’d like to share?
I am currently working on my MLIS at Valdosta State University.