Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Shannon Braziel finds a a perfect fit as Copper Library Branch assistant

Growing up as the daughter of a migrant  farm worker mother who received her only education at picking ranches and a laborer father, Shannon Braziel's first experience with books was at the local library and with the traveling book mobile. "We had no books in our house, none. My favorite day of the week was when the book mobile would come."

The impact libraries had on her at this very young age was strong, and left a lasting impression of the value of libraries in a community.

Living most of her life in the outer edges of Sacramento, Shannon Braziel yearned for a life in the foothills.

After graduating UC Berkeley with a double major, cultural anthropology and sculpting she finally realized her dream to live in the foothills. Once here she felt a need to give back to the community. Upon learning of a job opening at the Copper Branch library she just knew it was the perfect fit.

She hopes to incorporate children's story times and crafts as well as some real life adult applications from literature.

Shannon would love some community feedback on programs, hours, and literature. Please stop by and visit with her Monday 11-5, Wednesday 10 to 7, and Thursday 11 to 5. The library will also be open on Tuesdays from noon to 3 but will be staffed with volunteers.

Come see what the Copper Branch library has to offer you!
Books, dvd's, computers, community information, and more.