Molly works at the Circulation Desk. You may reach the Circulation Desk at 545-8084.
Molly answers our Library Questionnaire:
1. What is your favorite book?
• Adult book: Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
• Young Reader book: Robin McKinley’s The Hero and the Crown
• Series: Laurie King’s Mary Russell series
2. What is your favorite quote or saying?
“This is what you shall do; Love the earth and sun and the animals, despise riches, give alms to everyone that asks, stand up for the stupid and crazy, devote your income and labor to others, hate tyrants, argue not concerning God, have patience and indulgence toward the people, take off your hat to nothing known or unknown or to any man or number of men, go freely with powerful uneducated persons and with the young and with the mothers of families, read these leaves in the open air every season of every year of your life, re-examine all you have been told at school or church or in any book, dismiss whatever insults your own soul, and your very flesh shall be a great poem and have the richest fluency not only in its words but in the silent lines of its lips and face and between the lashes of your eyes and in every motion and joint of your body.” –Walt Whitman
3. What is your favorite book to movie conversion?
A&E’s Pride and Prejudice (Colin! Firth!)
4. What author (living or dead) would you love to meet?
Walt Whitman (dead) Barbara Kingsolver (alive).
5. What is your favorite food?
I love Indian food, Thai food, and fresh seasonal food of any kind… I’m pretty much a fan of food.
6. What is your favorite non-fiction subject?
Books on writing (i.e. Zinnser’s How to Write Well or Ann Lamot’s great Bird by Bird) and design (Susanna Susanka’s The Not So Small House). If you count poetry as a non-fiction subject, that’s my true favorite.
7. What is something that you like to do in your free time?
Hiking, hanging with my kids. I’m trying to love gardening and learning to knit.
8. If you could invite any three literary characters to dinner who would you invite?
Elizabeth Bennett, Franny Glass, Hermione Granger
9. Free question. Just let us know a little something else about yourself.
My dog is named Basho after the great haiku master who wrote:
Even in Kyoto–
Hearing the cuckoo’s cry–
I long for Kyoto.