Lynette Mejia and Nureaka Ross

Friends and co-organizers Nureaka Ross (28) and Lynette Mejia (51) discuss their involvement in advocating for their local library system and obstacles they have faced along the way.

Tara Anura and Rebecca Varney

Significant partners Tara Anura (47) and Rebecca Varney (64) sit down to discuss rural politics and local activism. They express their appreciation and pride for one another and the work they do in their community despite how disheartening it can...

It is difficult to find a doctor who is interested not only in your sickness, but also your spirit

Patrizia Nave tells a story about how her oncologist in Italy provides a creative outlet for breast cancer patients, to help hospitals in Africa. This conversation was a part of the “All Together Now: Share Your Stories” program for the...

A Kindness from 36 years ago and never forgotten

From Fairfax County government organizations, Barack Obama, to a random Metropolitan Police Department officer, Lorraine has been shown compassion by so many people and she continues to pay it forward through her community activism. This conversation was a part of...

A Father's Love

Kathleen and Mike Dobbyn share stories and thoughts on friendship with Sherwood Regional Library staff. This conversation was a part of the “All Together Now: Share Your Stories” program for the Fairfax County Public Library’s 2023 Summer Reading Adventure for...

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.

Steve Desroches and Jason Carter

Steve Desroches (48) talks to Jason Carter (22), also know as drag queen Monica Moore. On Saturday, January 14, 2023 neo-Nazis disrupted a drag queen story hour featuring Moore at the Taunton Public Library. Carter recounts the frightening event and...

Tara Holl & Angela Vaughn

Angela Vaughn (31) and co-worker Tara Holl (31) interview at Salem Public Library on 11/21/2022. We talk about all things library, future of the library, and what makes this place so great!

Lynn Burrill and Cristina Ramirez

Lynn Fremed [no age given] and her One Small Step partner, Cristina Ramirez (46), discuss their experiences in Richmond and issues of class struggle, diversity, and education accessibility.