Meet the Staff Monday: Beverly Krakovec

What Branch do you work at?
Romeoville Branch

What Department do you work in?

What’s your job title?
Assistant Director / Romeoville Branch Manager

When did you start working at White Oak Library District?

What are your top three favorite books of all time?

  1. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  2. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris
  3. Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly

Who is your favorite author of all time?
Harper Lee

What genres can our patrons quiz you about to find the best books to read?
Historical fiction and biographies about older film stars

What are your top three favorite bands?

  1. The Beatles
  2. Jefferson Airplane
  3. Chicago

Do you have any pets?
One rabbit named Valentine

What is your favorite thing about working at the Library?
Meeting so many engaging people

What’s your favorite food?
Any kind of pasta

What’s your favorite color?

What do you like to do in your free time?
Play the piano, read, and do some messy gardening

If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you travel, and why?
Revisit London

What is one cool fact about you?
I once traveled all over Italy with a dance troupe (not as a dancer though). We moved after each performance, so we saw many cities, but didn’t get to stay long in any one place

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