Meet the Staff Featuring Mary Mulligan
Mary is a Clerk in the Circulation Services Department of our Romeoville Branch, and started in mid-February of 2021. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Sociology with a minor in Women’s and Gender Studies at Illinois State University.
Who is your favorite author of all time?
I love Roxane Gay! I prefer to read nonfiction over fiction, and I just love everything she writes. I am a very big fan of reading nonfiction with feminist undertones.
What’s your favorite band?
My favorite band of all time is Fall Out Boy. I saw them live at Wrigley Field and this is easily my favorite concert of all time!
What’s your favorite thing about working at the Library?
I love interacting with and getting to know patrons!
What’s your favorite food?
Tacos!! I can eat tacos everyday of the week and never get tired of them!
What’s your favorite color?
Hunter green or black! I definitely prefer cool tones over warm tones.
What do you like to do in your free time?
Spend time with my friends and family! I have recently started doing yoga and fell in love with it!
If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you travel, and why?
I have always wanted to go to Italy and Ireland to see where my family came from. I would also love to travel to any tropical place because I love spending time in the sun at the beach!
What is one cool fact about you?
I am allergic to dairy and nuts! It’s not necessarily a cool fact, but it does tend to surprise people!