Our Shelfies in Honor of National Library Week!
In celebration of National Library Week, the Read! Watch! Listen! bloggers share their shelfies in the library.
Connie Regan has been a Readers’ Advisor at Cook Library for over 26 years. She loves mysteries with complex characters and plots and when she’s not reading she’s riding her bike, swimming or watching the Blackhawks. Connie orders all the fiction, mysteries, science fiction and book club books for the library.
Susie Pasini is our Digital Services Librarian. She reads, watches, and listens across all genres and all formats (print and digital). Often she goes on content binges, the latest being listening and watching old Devo recordings and performances and reading African-born authors like Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche, Okey Ndibe and Kwei Quartey. Libraries are her personal passion and professional privilege. Susie orders the audiobooks for the library as well as books for our elibrary.
Andrea Larson left her corporate marketing career to follow her love of books and now has her dream job as a Readers’ Advisor at Cook. She’s currently enrolled in the Master of Library and Information Science program at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She loves all things Disney and lives in Green Oaks with her husband, two children, two dogs, and a cat. She orders paperbacks for the library.
Jo Hansen has been a Readers’ Advisor at Cook Library for several years, after a 20-year career as a newspaper journalist. Libraries rock, and she loves her job! She especially enjoys literary and historical fiction as well as mysteries and fantasy. When she doesn’t have her nose in a book, she enjoys playing with her chocolate Labrador Yogi Bear and watching great movies. Jo orders large type books for the library.
You can find adult services librarian Becky King at both the Cook Park and Aspen Drive library locations. She is a huge movie fan, loves reading mysteries and thrillers, and is currently hooked on the TV series The Good Wife. Becky writes the weekly Cook Library Cinema Club blog entry about our vast video collection. She orders business and personal finance books for the library.
Nate Gass is our Emerging Technologies Librarian. When he's not following the latest tech trends in libraries Nate enjoys digesting all forms of popular culture, especially film and music. He also unwinds by playing guitar, banjo, mandolin, and the theremin in his dwindling spare time. Nate orders the graphic novels for the adult collection.