Getting to know our Children’s Librarian: Tia Garrett

By Alicia Ballard Name: Tia Garrett Job Title:  Children’s Librarian How long have you worked at the Library? 14 Years. Long before I was paid to work at the Library, I was involved with the Library through the Library Enrichments Arts Program as a director, board member, and grant writer. I also served of the …

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Getting to know our Library Aide: Sheila Barnard

By Penny Beals Sheila’s job title is Library Aide, but she does so much more for us.  She is instrumental in planning and implementing our social media and outreach.  Her outgoing style of communication serves her well when helping patrons in the library and when visiting schools to promote our programming.  Attendance at our events …

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Getting to know our Adult and Teen Librarian: Macy Conley

By Sheila Barnard Today we will be getting to know our Adult and Teen Librarian, Macy Blayke Conley. Macy was raised in Mustang, Oklahoma by her parents Marilyn and Patrick Conley. She has three younger siblings, Jacob, Damian, and Rylee. Macy loves animals and has three dogs, Suki, Nymeria, and Bear, a beta fish named …

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Getting to know our Assistant Librarian/ Circulation Tech: Teresa Carey

By Penny Beals Teresa is beginning her 19th year at the El Reno Carnegie Library.  She is currently the Assistant Librarian/Circulation Tech.  As Assistant Librarian she fills in for the Director when that person is out of the building.  The Circulation Tech job duties include entering books into our database and most anything related to …

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Getting to know your neighbors: Johnnie’s Grill

By Macy Conley Johnnie’s Grill was opened in 1946 by Johnnie Siler. Since its founding, Johnnie’s core menu has remained the same by selling onion burgers and coneys but has since extended its menu to include breakfast and sandwiches. The original location for Johnnie’s Grill was located at 311 S Rock Island but moved into …

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Get to know our Library Aide: Peggy Kindiger

By Macy Conley Peggy grew up in the most magical town of Marceline, Missouri, which also happens to be where Walt Disney’s childhood home is located. She graduated from Marceline High School and went on to obtain her bachelor’s degree from Northwest Missouri State University in Earth Science. She also completed her Master degree in …

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Getting to know our Library Aide: Alicia Ballard

By Sheila Barnard On this post, we will be getting to know our Library Assistant, Alicia Ballard. Alicia grew up in a little town called Edgewood, New Mexico with her mom, dad, and two younger sisters. She also has an older half-sister. Half of her family lives in New Mexico and half of her family …

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