Meet the Staff Monday: Maisie Iven

Which Branch do you work at? Lockport Branch

In which Department? Adult and Teen Services

What’s your position at WOLD? Teen Librarian

When did you start working at WOLD? May 2018

What are your top three favorite books of all time?

  1. Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones (which I have mostly memorized)
  2. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by Michael Chabon (which makes me weep uncontrollably)
  3. Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell (which is my “problematic fave”)

Who is your favorite author of all time? VE Schwab (despite the fact none of her books make my top three)

What genres can our patrons quiz you about to find the best books to read? YA! And Fantasy! And YA Fantasy! 🙂

What are your top three favorite bands?

  1. The Mountain Goats
  2. Regina Spektor
  3. Fleet Foxes

Do you have any pets? 
Yes! Two very fat cats named Brooke and Leo, and a very smelly dog named Joe! 🙂

What is your favorite thing about working at the Library? I LOVE questions! Especially total stumpers! The “I remember I read it a few years ago and the cover was blue, but I don’t remember the title” questions are my very favorite!

What’s your favorite food? Avocados! 🙂

What’s your favorite color? Yellow

What is one cool fact about you? I was once paid to play ukulele covers of death metal for a wedding!

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  1. Teen Librarians’ Top 2018 Picks – White Oak Blogs January 7, 2019 at 6:09 pm

    […] Abby has always been fine with being the background character in her friends’ romantic lives, focusing on her plus sized fashion blog instead. But when she scores an internship at her favorite boutique and finds herself falling for Jordi Perez—her fellow intern and a talented photographer—she decides she’s ready to stop being a background character and come into her own! Couple this with a challenge to find the best burger in all of LA, and you get the perfect summer romance! I mean, who doesn’t want a few more pink haired, lesbian, plus sized fashionistas in their life? –Maisie […]

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