We Love Our Friends: Casey Taylor

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by Sheila Barnard

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

Substitute teacher at Wesley Playschool, owner operator of Taylor-Made Confections, baby sitting.

How long have you been with the friends?

6 months

Where did you grow up?

Walters, OK

Where did you go to school?

Walters High School

Tell us about your family.

I am the second oldest of 4 kids. Married to Blake and together we have Lakely age 6 and my step-son Avery, 15.

Do you have any pets?

No

What are some of your hobbies?

Baking, reading, binge watching Netflix

Do you read? Yes What do you read?

Mysteries, paranormal, crime

Why did you join the Friends of the Library?

The library was the first place my daughter and I made friends when we moved here. They’ve always been so welcoming and supportive, like a second family. I joined the Friends as a way to try to help and give back because the library and its staff have become such an important part of our lives.

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

I haven’t been involved long enough to have a favorite part.

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

Start a book mobile program and have it follow the free lunch van around town during the summer now that all students have a library card.

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