Amy Alkema shared her appreciation for libraries at the 1st Anniversary of the opening of the Hildale Library

Recording November 18, 2018 -- Amy Alkema describes her early experiences of going to the library in California and finding a 'happy place to read. As a mother she has continued the tradition of taking her children to libraries including...

Jennifer Booth and the Salem Public Library

An interview with Jennifer Booth, a long time patron of the Salem Public Library and Debbie Martinelli a current employee

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Molly Schroeder-Linzmeier and Mary Jane Herber

Molly Schroeder-Linzmeier (32) interviews her friend and colleague Mary Jane Herber (73) about her experiences as a librarian and the rich history and economy of Brown County, Wisconsin.

Memories of the William L. Clements Library

John Dann and Arlene Shy talk with Angela Oonk about their memories of working at the William L. Clements Library. John Dann was Curator of Manuscripts from 1972 to 1977 and Director from 1977 to 2007. Arlene Shy was a...

Melody Schmid & Angela Vaughn

Melody Schmid & Angela Vaughn, co-workers at Salem Public Library, talk about growing up using the library and how libraries are an important part of a community.

The Story of Hilmar de Moraes Part 2

Hear the story of Hilmar de Moraes, from childhood stories to achieving his job. Listen to his viewpoints and his wisdom. Pay close attention to his knowledge on the society and how to self-educate. Escute a história de Hilmar de...

Rosemarie Martinez & Angela Vaughn

Rosemarie Martinez, patron of Salem Public Library & Angela Vaughn, employee, talk about growing up at the Salem Public Library & how reading shapes your life.

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Lynn Houghton and Sharon Carlson

Friends and coworkers Lynn Houghton (65) and Sharon Carlson (60) discuss their shared passion for Kalamazoo history, the built environment, and cultural preservation.

The Story of Hilmar de Moraes Part 3

Hear the story of Hilmar de Moraes, from childhood stories to achieving his job. Listen to his viewpoints and his wisdom. Pay close attention to his knowledge on the society and how to self-educate. Escute a história de Hilmar de...

Life of a Principal

Dr.Kathy Witt talks about her career as a teacher and principal.

Two friends Tamara Barlow and Rachel Timpson shared a vision for a Hildale Library

Recording November 18, 2017 – These two women were instrumental in the process of Washington County opening a library in Hildale. Tamara Barlow had this dream and shared it with her friend Rachel Timpson, both residents of the twin communities...

The Life of A Mamaw

This is an interview from my grandmother, Betty Austin. In this interview she talks about her early childhood, her relationship with my grandfather, and about all of her work experiences.

Barbara Yonker & Angela Vaughn

Barbara Yonker & Angela Vaughn discuss library memories, the importance of reading, and the value of a good community public library!

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Paula Jamison and Marge Kars

Building & Grounds Co-Chairs of the Ladies’ Library Association (LLA) of Kalamazoo, Paula Jamison (no age given) and Marge Kars (no age given), detail the process of maintaining the LLA’s historic building.

The World's Out There, Which Ever Part Of It You Want To Be In.

Elaine Turner Lamb talks with her colleague, Cristi Hebert about creating her own sense of home, especially in light of her life traveling, and recreating a home again and again, and especially the importance of story.

Luanne McCartney and Debbie Martinelli

An interview with Luanne McCartney, former executive assistant at the Salem Public Library and current patron speaking with Debbie Martinelli, current employee

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Peter Wilson, Marcia Wilson, and Stephen Wilson

Superintendent of Lake Geneva Schools Peter Wilson (45) interviews his parents, Stephen Wilson (76) and Marcia Wilson (75), about their childhood experiences and their families. Marcia and Stephen also talk about their role models, family stories, and mutual support in...

Katie and Kim Talk Libraries

Based in Los Angeles, two old friends talk about their memories of their hometown libraries, what they like about current day libraries, and discuss the future function of libraries.