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: Taylor W.
Job title: Library Specialist
MCPL Location: Wausau Headquarters
Time Worked at MCPL: 3 ½ years
What are some of your main job responsibilities?
I work at the desk in the children’s area, lead story times, and create programs for school-aged kids.
What nicknames, if any, do you go by?
My family and friends call me Tay most of the time.
Describe yourself in three words.
Kind, friendly, caring
What’s your favorite part of your job?
The favorite part of my job is story time. I love working with children and their parents and creating a love of reading that will hopefully become a favorite family activity.
What is your ideal vacation? Where would you go and what would you do there?
My ideal vacation would be a Mediterranean cruise. I would love to travel around the Greek islands and swim on as many beaches as possible.
How do you think MCPL will continue to transform in the future?
I think MCPL will continue to transform in the future by keeping the needs of our patrons our priority. Specifically in the children’s department, we will help kids transform and evolve into lifelong learners and readers.
image credit: Image by Marathon County Public Library staff.