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Mar 05

Volunteer Spotlight - Jessica Whitsitt

Posted on March 5, 2020 at 8:07 AM by Michael Lang

Smiling woman in glasses, wearing a Hawaiian shirt and making a shaka "hang loose" hand sign.

Name: Jessica Whitsitt

What volunteer work do you do for Kansas Talking Books?
I'm an audiobook narrator.

How long have you been volunteering with Kansas Talking Books?
At least a few years.

What do you do when you are not volunteering (work, hobbies, etc.)?
I'm a forum moderator for a flash gaming website. I also knit and crochet.

Which of the books that you have narrated was your favorite?
I like doing children's books, but the most memorable one was Shadow On The Hill.

What is your favorite book, author, or series?

I collect Stephen King's works.

What’s your best library memory?
The last volunteer appreciation party.

What’s the first book you remember being read to you?
Brown Bear, Brown Bear by Bill Martin Jr.

What do you like best about being a volunteer for Kansas Talking Books?
I get to set my own hours and tackle large projects an hour at a time.