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Miss Meg - Head of the Children's Room

Meg Schiebel

Our new Head of the Children's Room! She comes to us from Coventry after heading up the Booth and Dimock Memorial library's childrens department. Be sure to give her a warm welcome.

Why did you decide to work at the library?

I've only been here for a couple weeks but in the interview process I was really impressed with some of the initiatives already happening at the Library and I was excited about more opportunities to engage with the community.

Briefly, describe your job history.

Before coming to Meriden I was the Head of Children's Services at the Booth & Dimock Memorial Library in Coventry, CT. Before that I was at a small library in New Hampshire for a few months. I got my Master's from the Univeristy of Wisconsin-Madison. I also volunteered at my local public library in a very small town in Minnesota from the time I was 11 through High School!

What is your favorite part of your job at MPL?

Seeing all of the kids excited to play and learn at their Library.

What is your favorite food?

Ooo that's a tough one! I love chips and salsa, chicken wings, and salad! Oh! And salmon, and gyro's, and sandwiches... I guess I can't pick just one!

What is your favorite book?

Harry Potter-- I'm a Hufflepuff

Do you have a favorite quote?

"Don't let your fears make your decisions"

What do you like to do on your free time?

I am a craft hoarder-- I like to try a lot of different craft projects, currently I am crocheting my first blanket! I also like to cross stitch, watch TV, explore breweries, and go on adventures with my fiance.

What is one thing that might surprise people about you?

I am getting married in September-- at my parents barn in Minnesota!

What talent would you most like to have?

Singing-- but I do it anyway ๐Ÿ˜‰

Which superhero power would you want?

The ability to make others around me feel calm and happy

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