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Ask the Librarian: Aimee Gangai

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Name of Library Handley Regional Library www.handleyregional.org

What kind of librarian are you? Youth Services Librarian

How long have you been a librarian? I got my MLS in 2004

What lead you to wanting to be a librarian? I worked at my college library as part of my work study program and just fell in love with the job

How do you pick books for your library? I offer suggestions to the librarian who orders the books

Do you have a favorite author? So many! I like anything by Gary Paulsen and Andrew Clements, Mo Willems and Jan Brett and I could go on and on…

How do you decide what book to recommend to a specific kid? I try to ask them what they like and try to get a feel for each child and what their interests are.