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Jo Hansen

Jo Hansen and her dog

I grew up in a small Wisconsin town and discovered the magic of books at a young age. We had no computers back then and only two television channels, so when I was bored, I went to the library. I channeled my interest in other people’s stories during the 20 years I worked as a newspaper journalist. I have worked at Cook Library for 11 years and love my job. I get great satisfaction helping a patron find his or her next good book.

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Jean’s Pick of the Week: Wildhood: The Epic Journey from Adolescence to Adulthood in Humans and Other AnimalsHas there ever been a more accurate word to describe the period between childhood and adulthood (a.k.a. the teenage years) th [...]

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