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Nov 20

Staff Spotlight - Nataly Renfro

Posted on November 20, 2018 at 4:00 PM by Michael Lang

Photo of A woman with dark hair wearing glasses and a flower print blouse smiling.

Name:Nataly Renfro

Job Title: Circulation Clerk

Job Duties: Check books in & get books in the mail among many other duties.

Years with Talking Books: Two and a half years

Hometown: Chicago, Illinois

Favorite Book/Author/Series/Genre?
I enjoy anything by Jacqueline Carey or Patricia Briggs. Urban Fantasy is my favorite genre.

Have you ever faked reading a book?
No, life is too short. If I don’t like a book I stop reading it and move on to something better!

Best library memory:
All of my library memories are great memories!

First book you remember reading on your own?
The first book I read on my own was Bridge to Terabithia, by Katherine Paterson. It was also the first book that made me cry, I had no idea before then that books could bring out such strong emotions.

What do you find most interesting/rewarding about working at Talking Books?
I feel a sense of pride in knowing that we provide a service that helps, informs, encourages and entertains others at no cost and with a constant eye for improving our materials and services for the future.

Farthest you’ve ever been from Kansas?
Ocotlan, Jalisco, Mexico