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.