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Jul 18

Staff Spotlight - Dylan Calhoon

Posted on July 18, 2018 at 9:05 AM by Michael Lang

Dylan in a red shirt
Name: Dylan

Job Title: Patron Services Manager

Job Duties: Processing new applications, readers advisory, editing and producing audiobooks. 

Years with Talking Books: 2 years

Hometown: Holton! Have you ever been there?

Favorite Book: The novella The Mysterious Stranger by Mark Twain.

Have you ever faked reading a book? All the time at the doctor’s office!

Best library memory: Helping out with summer reading when I worked at the public library.

First book you remember reading on your own? Jack and Jill

If you could have any famous person narrates any book, who would it be, which book & why? HAL 9000 (voiced by Douglas Rain) from 2001: A Space Odyssey reading any horror or suspense book would be great. He’s just very interesting to hear.

What do you find most interesting/rewarding about working at Talking Books? I really enjoy being able to help others find joy in stories.

Farthest you’ve ever been from Kansas? Yucatan, Mexico