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From Gorham, Maine USA
Age 51
Joined Thursday, March 13, 2003
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Hi name is Kim and I'm a Children's Librarian. Books have been a big part of my life ever since I can remember. I've always been an avid reader. Some of the very first books I remember reading are the Color Kittens, Saggy Baggy Elephant, and Fraidy Cat. Now those are some of the classics that I share with the children that visit my library. Librarians have been some of the most influential people in my life; starting with Mrs. Gendron, the school librarian at the elementary school I attended. I volunteered in the school library in my Jr. High and loved it. With all the exposure to the library profession, one would have thought that I'd have wanted to be a librarian right from the start. That wasn't the case though. I'd started out wanting to be an elementary school teacher, then switched majors and was working towards a social work degree. Well, I didn't finish that either but when my children started school I had time on my hands and started volunteering in the local library in the children's room. I worked as a library aide for 4 years then went to work for a bookstore for 2 1/2 years. I've been the Children's Librarian at the library I work at now for a year and a half. I've found my niche in this world. I love kids and that was my drive for being a teacher and I love books. I can't think of any job I'd rather have. I love watching the children that come in to my library and see their progression in reading and come to become readers themselves.

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