Meet the Staff: Jennifer Rapier

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  • What is your name?

Jennifer L. Rapier

  • What is your job title?

Branch Librarian

  • Jennifer Rapier PortraitWhat branch do you work at?

Douglas County Public Library

  • How long have you been with WGRL?

About 5 months

  • What’s your favorite part of working at the library?

It sounds cliché, but I really like being able to make a difference in people’s lives. Whether it is teaching children early literacy skills, teaching a 82-year old man how to use a computer, or helping a teen find a book they actually want to read, I find that most things have some small impact.

  • What’s one of your favorite books and movies?

Book: The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien.  Movie: The Princess Bride

  • If you could have dinner with three people, living or dead, who would they be?

Benny Hill, Beethoven,  M. R. James

  • Tell us a little bit about your family.

Geoff and I have been married 11 years. We have an adorable pug puppy and an 8-year old cat. We recently moved here from California and are enjoying the Georgia weather and outdoors.

  • What do you like to do when you’re not at the library?

Recently it has been hiking, reading, cooking, playing video games, watching movies, and listening to music.

  • What are you reading now?

Take a Thief by Mercedes Lackey

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