Marathon County Public Library is extending its observance of National Library Week (April 10-16) throughout the month of April by highlighting its employees through a series of staff profiles! Now through April 30, learn a little bit about the personnel at our nine MCPL locations, and feel free to give them a friendly "hello" next time you see them!
Name: Michelle K.
Job title: Library Assistant
MCPL Location: Wausau Headquarters
Time Worked at MCPL: Over 20 years
What are some of your main job responsibilities?
I pack and unpack materials to and from other locations, work the desk at the drive-thru and pull materials for requests from other libraries
What book transformed you, your way of thinking or of viewing the world? How did it change you?
The Bible. I strive to live a Christ-centered life.
What’s your favorite part of your job?
Working for the public.
What is your ideal vacation? Where would you go and what would you do there?
I’d like to go on a Disney cruise sailing to Australia
What’s the best advice anyone has given you?
Find a job that you love. That’s why I work at the library!
What’s one food item you absolutely cannot resist?
Nutty Persian roll – that was my birthday cake this year!
How do you think MCPL will continue to transform in the future?
We will continue to keep up with technology as long as we can keep it free for the public.
image credit: Image by Marathon County Public Library staff.