Meet the Staff Monday with Gayle Szpytek

Which Branch do you work at? Romeoville Branch

In which Department? Adult & Teen Services

What’s your position at WOLD? Adult Services Librarian

When did you start working at WOLD? In May 2015

What are your top three favorite books of all time? Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J. K. Rowling, Half-Moon Investigations by Eoin Colfer, and 10 Minutes till Bedtime by Peggy Rathmann

What genres can our patrons quiz you about to find the best books to read? Non-fiction, historical fiction, humorous and quirky fiction, and historical romance

What are your top three favorite bands? Everyone Says/The Great Outdoors, Zac Brown Band, and Meatloaf

Do you have any pets? Two dogs – Lily and her sidekick Bean.

What is your favorite thing about working at the Library? Helping people problem solve and my work environment/co-workers.

What’s your favorite food? Whatever someone else is making!

What’s your favorite color? Purple or blue

What do you like to do in your free time? Read, be creative, volunteer, walk, go to the movies, and work in the yard.

If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you travel? I would like to work for 6 months at the South Pole.

What is one cool fact about you? I have been to nearly 100 National Park sites west of the Mississippi.

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