Read On! Library Staff

I am probably going to tell you something you already know: The Library’s staff is outstanding. Pryor is lucky to have these women working at the Library.

I got a glimpse at how passionate the staff and Library Board are about the library when I interviewed for the Director position three years ago. This glimpse was enough to make me feel comfortable moving my family and accepting the position when it was offered. What I saw in the interviewing process has proven to be true time and time again. We have a lot of fun here, but we take the job of serving our community very seriously.

Our staff at the main checkout desk – Marie, Jerri, and Bonnie – are amazing at connecting people to the information they need or their next favorite book. Plus, they are patient and kind when helping people figure out our Computer Lab printer.

The ladies in our Youth Services Department – Amanda and Autumn – are so good at what they do. They understand and anticipate the needs of the young people in their area and have seen enough temper tantrums to not flinch even a little when your kids (or mine, if I’m honest) throw one.

I talked about Haley in last week’s article. She has been a wonderful addition to our staff and is also a dogged researcher, which is invaluable!

Behind the scenes is Jacinda who has saved the Library more money than I can keep track of simply because she loves finding a good deal. She is also in charge of our Inter-Library Loans (ILLs). If she can’t find a book for you to borrow from another library, it simply can’t be found.

You’ll be seeing a couple of new faces in the coming weeks. I know these employees will fit in nicely with the staff we already have. I can’t wait for you to meet them.