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Marilyn has been a librarian at Pratt for over thirty years, and she is currently the Branch Manager of the Forest Park Branch. Books have always been her passion and libraries have always been her refuge. One of her favorite parts of her job is working with the young people who come into the library because she loves watching them develop and grow up to be productive adults: earning degrees, starting their own businesses, and doing things that will help make this nation prosper. She knows that the library changes lives.
- In Pursuit of a Hobby: Relieve Stress and Enjoy Your Leisure Time
A hobby is an excellent thing to pursue when you have leisure time. A hobby helps to relieve stress and it can keep both the body and mind active. ...more
- Sheroes at The Library: Women of Strength and Courage
The Merriam Webster Online Dictionary defines the word shero as "a woman regarded as a hero" and the word hero as "a man admired for his achievements and noble qualities." Most of us can rattle off a list ...more
- 3 New Job Search Tools at Your Library
It's no secret that the Pratt Library has hundreds of computers available for the public to use. There are 32 computers with Internet access at the Forest Park Branch alone. Almost every month, Forest ...more
- The People Whisperers
Inspite of all of the high tech gadgets, gizmos and what-cha-ma-call-its around for our comfort and joy, the dog still remains man's best friend. Loyal to a fault, the dog has been known to save lives, ...more