My Librarian: Rachel P.

You know that one book. Maybe it was the first book you loved as a child, the one your parents read to you every night before bed. Maybe it was the one that found you at the exact right time, just when you needed it most. That one book that changed your life. Among my…
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My Librarian: Virginia J.

I've been interested in history and writing since I was a kid. Thinking of being the next Marion Ravenwood, I earned a degree in anthropology from William & Mary. Upon graduating, I somehow managed to finesse an entry-level job at the Smithsonian, having done summer study at a Roman fort excavation in Warwickshire. Despite enjoying…
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My Librarian: Joy O.

“When I have a little money, I buy books; and if I have any left, I buy food and clothes.”  - Desiderius Erasmus Like food, water, and air, books are one of life’s necessities, at least for me.  When I was growing up, one of my favorite characters was Jo March, from Lousia May Alcott's Little…
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My Librarian: Mary B.

Born before I was even a year old, I love playing tower defense games, trying new recipes, learning about life’s odd mysteries, people-watching, shelving self-improvement books, and laughing. I earned my BA at the University of Buffalo and my MLS at the University of Pittsburgh and traveled a lot before I settled in Fredericksburg to…
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