Getting to know our library board: Rebecca Garcia

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

Volunteer at R. M. H., Member of Sacred Heart Alter Society, Evangelization group leader

How long have you been the library board?

I have been on the library board for a long time. I think through 4 different directors.

Where did you grow up?

Union City. Just a farm girl at heart!

Where did you go to school?

Union City, South Western University, Oklahoma College for Women, and University of Central Oklahoma

Tell us about your family.

I am one of ten farm children, seven girls and three boys. My loving husband died two years go. I have two children and three step children. Seven loving grandchildren make up my group.

Do you have pets?

Yes, A loving “Jaggy cat.”

What are some of your hobbies?

My hobbies include gardening, gardening, and yard work. I love to read many different kids of books. Seeing all the new movies is fun for me, and playing dominoes.

Do you read?


What do you like to read?

Everything! I like to mix heavy reading and light things. If I don’t care fora book, I just go get another one.

Why did you join the Library Board?

My love of reading brought me to the board. Giving something back to my community has been important to me.

What is you favorite part about being on the library board?

Continuing to up hold its history and make needed improvements.

If you could have dinner with any author, who would it be?

G. A. McKevett and her Savannah Reed mysteries. That would be a lot of fun.