Waldorf School of New Orleans Librarian Lesley Rubenstein

Lesley has been a Waldorf classroom teacher, but her most notable accomplishment at WSNO is our beloved library, which she built from nothing. Find out how she did it.

Longtime librarian David Huskinson described changes in technology since he began in 1990

Recording August 14, 2018 –After graduating from Southern Utah State College (now S.U.U.), Cedar City resident David Huskinson became the St. George Library audio/visual and periodicals librarian. In 1990 when he was hired, the new library building was nine years...

St. George native Winona Stanley said she loved books and children’s story time

Recording March 27, 2018 – The earliest memory of a library for Winona Crosby Stanley was dropping by the Judd’s Store to spend a nickel on a candy bar and crossing the street to the St. George Library for story...

Group Interview Class of 2019

Today my group interviewed each other about what our senior year in 2018 has been like so far. In addition we talked about trends and our visions for the future.

The library provided a comforting place to Maureen Booth when her family relocated to St. George, Utah

Recording February 27, 2018 – When the Haslam Family moved to St. George, Utah in the summer for her father’s work, Maureen Haslam Booth was homesick for her friends and grandparents. St. George didn’t even have television, she said. It...

Tiffany Do and her librarian, Cindy Die, talks about her happiest moments in Boston, Massachusetts.

In this interview, conducted in November 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts, Tiffany Do (16) interviews her librarian Cindy Die (60) about her happiest moments in her college experience. Ms. Die shares stories about what she have learned in life as she...

Branch Manager Amanda Reeve celebrates first anniversary of the Hildale Library

Recording November 18, 2017 – This date of Amanda Reeve’s interview was an open house with activities, catered food and even a cake to celebrate the first year of operation of the Hildale Library, which is part of the Washington...

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...

Ruth Barlow believes the new Hildale Library encourages a sense of community

Recording November 18, 2017–As a resident of Colorado City, Arizona, Ruth Barlow was one of the first patrons to apply for a library card at the Hildale Library Branch’s on its opening day. Libraries were important to her while growing...

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...

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.

Mother and Son Relflect on Childhood and the Future That Lies Ahead

Daphne and Henry Carr discuss their favorite memories from childhood, such as moments on the Empire State Building, attending musicals, and listening to cassette tapes in libraries with a future life-partner.