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Monday, May 14, 2018

Meet the Staff: Candice G.

How many items do you have checked out right now? 1 item 

How many items are on your hold list?  No current holds

If you were a literary character, who would you be and why?
I would be Hermione Granger from the Harry Potter Series. I love her quick wit and style.

What aspects of the library do you think are underutilized? 
The Genealogy Center

What is your favorite book format (book, audio, mp3, e-reader, etc.)?  
Hard-Cover novels

What book can you read again and again without losing interest? Why do you still read it?   
The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan. The novel explores the relationships between immigrant mothers and American born daughters in a complex and caring manner.

If you were stranded on a desert island, what single genre of books would you want with you? 

What was your favorite children’s book when you were a child? What is your favorite children’s book now?  As a child, my favorite book series was the Boxcar Children Mysteries. As an adult, my favorite children’s book series is the Junie B. Jones collection. 

What is your favorite aspect of working at the library?  
Discovering new book series and films.

What is your guilty reading (or listening) pleasure?     
The Number 1 Ladies Detective Agency Series by Alexander McCall Smith

What books do you feel guilty for not having read? 
Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

Have your reading habits changed since working at the library? If so, how?
My reading habits have improved since I’ve been working at the library. I have made a conscious effort to substitute television time for quiet reading moments.

What is your perfect reading environment? 
A quiet room with a glass of sweet tea.

Before you worked here, what was your worst library transgression?
Bending the corners of pages in borrowed novels.

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