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Off the Shelf at Tuscola Public Library

Name: Marta Slaughter

Years employed at the library: 4 1/2

What is your role at the library?

Librarian and “Miss Marta” for StoryTime every Tuesday at 10 a.m.! Also I have the pleasure of ordering books for our homebound patrons.

What are you currently reading?

“Meg, Jo, Beth, Amy: The Story of Little Women and Why It Still Matters” by Anne Boyd Rioux.

What book made you fall in love with reading?

“Bayou Suzette” by Louis Lenski, the first Mr. Lenski’s American Children’s Regional series. I was in third grade.

What is your favorite hobby outside of the library?

Reading, of course. And spending time with my children and grandchildren.

What library event are you most looking forward to this month?

I always look forward to StoryTime and working with “Miss Amy”.

What do you feel is the library’s most important role?

To encourage and celebrate reading!

What do you love most about your job?

Bringing books and people together! (and the staff I work with)

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