Meet the Tolland Library Circulation Assistants!

As National Library Week wraps up today, the Tolland Public Library Foundation wants to thank the staff of the library and have you get to know the library’s circulation assistants.

Amanda Doughty
Years in library service: 2 years at the Tolland library and a volunteer at the Birch Grove School Library Media Center 4 years ago
Favorite Book as a grown-up: “The Bell Jar” by Sylvia Plath
Favorite Children’s Book: “The Missing Piece” by Shel Silverstein
Fun Fact: Before getting a master’s degree in Library and Information Sciences, she studied Communications/Television Production and worked at Nickelodeon Studios in New York City

Marci James
Years in library service: 22 years at the Tolland library
Favorite Book: The C.J. Box Joe Pickett detective stories
Fun Fact: She enjoys taking photographs of landscapes and wildlife

Nicole Gildersleeve
Years in library service: 1.5 years, with 3 months at the Tolland Public Library
Favorite Book: The Harry Potter series
Fun Fact: Nicole has the same birthday as Harry Potter (and J.K. Rowling)

Brandon Usher
Years in library service: 2 1/2 years
Favorite Book: “One Second After” by William R. Forstchen
Fun Fact: Brandon created the Tolland Tabletop Game Group