Meet Katie, the new Reference Assistant at the May Memorial Library

Please congratulate Katie on her promotion to this new position!

Reference Assistant Katie at the May Memorial Library

How long have you worked with the County?

About 3 years.

Where are you from originally?

I moved to Burlington from Los Angeles but grew up in Michigan and Arizona.

What are you most passionate about?

Social justice issues, particularly race and gender equity.

Do you have a hobby?

I have been looking for one! Maybe knitting, so I can knit scarves for my dogs.

When you were little, what was your dream job?

Let’s see..writer, tap dancer, teacher, biologist, archaeologist, you name it!

What was the best part of your week/weekend?

Spending time with my dogs.

If your life was a song, what would the title be?

“I Need a Nap.”

Are you involved in any community projects or organizations?

I am an active member of AREA – Alamance Racial Equity Alliance.

What is the weirdest thing you’ve ever eaten?

Vegan sushi.

What’s your favorite TV Show?

Let’s Make a Deal with Wayne Brady. I love game shows!

What is your favorite thing to spend money on?

Clothes! I know, I know…

What’s the most interesting thing you’ve learned recently?

Dogs have 42 teeth!