We love our Friends: Roberta Patton

By Macy Conley

What jobs and/or volunteer work do you do outside the Friends?

I help in the children’s department two mornings a week.

How long have you been with the friends?

7 years

Where did you grow up?

Roswell, NM

Where did you go to school?

I went to Roswell High School, New Mexico State University, and University of Oklahoma Health Sciences.

Tell us about your family.

I retired after 40 years in dietetics. I am married with 2 daughters, 1 step daughter, 1 step-son, and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Do you have any pets?

Yes, I have a dog and a cat.

What are some of your hobbies?

I do needle work, jigsaw puzzles, Sudoku, cryptograms, and read.

What do you like to read?

A variety of books but mostly suspense, however I am branching out.

Why did you join the Friends of the Library?

I was volunteering at the library when the Friends was restarted in 2012.

What is your favorite part about being a part of the Friends of the Library?

Working at the book sale.

If you could do one thing for the library, and money was no object, what would it be?

I would complete the renovation that we planned 8 years ago.

Roberta Pic for Blog