Pratt Profile: Tracey has a Book for a Good Cry

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Pratt Profile: Tracey GilchrestYour name?
Tracey Gilchrist

Your age?

Your local branch?
Edmondson Avenue

Your favorite spot in the Library?
The kitchen.

What are you currently reading?
Possess by Gretchen McNeil

What book would you recommend to readers right now, and why?
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green—it's good for a good cry. I started sharing everything I check out on my library card or topics library related on my new blog called My Library Card. Check it out for more recommendations!

What is one book you could not finish, and why?
I could not finish Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk—I just couldn't get into it.

What are your job title and location?
Office Assistant II, Edmondson Avenue Branch

What does your job entail?
Returning and checking books out to the public, preparing reports (missing, transit,and claims returned), and ringing-out the cash register.

Describe your typical workday:
I come in, I do the book drop, process holds that people requested, and work with the public—helping them check out books and answer their questions.

Describe up to three things you like about working in the library:
Books, books, and movies.

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