Take the Pledge Bullying Stops Here t-shirts are available for purchase at the library. For only 10 dollars you can take a stand against bullying! Don’t worry kids you can still take the pledge at the library and earn your free t-shirt!

 

For one day staff member Nancy Kishpaugh took photographs of people using the library with their stories and this is the result.

People at the Library

  • Diana, Bookkeeper Diana, Bookkeeper Libraries, great assets to the community, especially print, and Internet services.
  • Joe, Store Owner The wifi and Internet help us manage our business while our power is out. Joe, Store Owner
  • Ralph, Dishwasher and Grocery Sacker/Stocker Ralph, Dishwasher and Grocery Sacker/Stocker It's quiet and comfortable here. I like to look at and read magazines and books.
  • Rocco, Aviation Worker Rocco, Aviation Worker I use the library to do my college assignments.
  • Roger, Caregiver Roger, Caregiver I like to come to the library to buy used books.
  • David, Construction Laborer and Contracting Company owner, Retired David, Construction Laborer and Contracting Company owner, Retired I come to the library for knowledge, research, entertainment, and education.
  • Bill, Acme Foundry Bill, Acme Foundry The library has almost everything that everyone needs!
  • Sandra, Retired High School Secretary Sandra, Retired High School Secretary I order dvds and books from our library and others, online or in person.
  • Trixie, Library Cat Trixie, Library Cat I dispense comfort to library patrons.
  • Sonja "Bunny", Retired from Lockheed Martin Sonja "Bunny", Retired from Lockheed Martin I love IPL! Great people, great programs, and loads of great reading!
  • Mary Lou, High School Library Clerk, Retired Mary Lou, High School Library Clerk, Retired I've always loved to read and still do. I can't bear to think of the library not always being here.
  • Jana, Retired Educator Jana, Retired Educator The library enriches my life in so many ways. Our library is awesome!
  • Raymond, I work in retail (Wal-Mart) Raymond, I work in retail (Wal-Mart) The library has programs available to help people improve their lives.
  • Leilani, I am disabled. Leilani, I am disabled. I use the library to look up resources, and have quiet time due to my illness.
  • David, Forester David, Forester The library helps me with my job and it has an educational benefit. I use the computers, Internet, and printers.
  • Darrell, Retired Policy Analyst Darrell, Retired Policy Analyst The library has all the resources I need to keep growing as an individual.
  • Darrell, Retired Policy Analyst Darrell, Retired Policy Analyst
  • Danny and Betty Danny and Betty http://iplks.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/xfs_400x600_s100_xfs_600x600_s80_0206-0.jpg
  • Danny, CNC Operator Danny, CNC Operator I use the computer and check out videos and books at the library.
  • Jesse and Alanna Jesse and Alanna I come to the library to access the Internet and to get books and movies for us.
  • Alanna Alanna Isn't she beautiful?
  • Betty, Manager Betty, Manager I come to the library to use computers, check out books, and to pet the cat.
  • Joshua, Learner Joshua, Learner I like to come to the library to check out movies and books and to visit the library cat, Trixie.
  • Bill, College Administrator, Retired Bill, College Administrator, Retired I come to the library daily to read newspapers and for computer access. Sometimes I just pick a book and read.
  • Mary, Homemaker Mary, Homemaker I like to read!
  • Harold, Landfill Worker, Retired Harold, Landfill Worker, Retired I like to come to the library because it's a good place to come to read and meet friends. I check on my medications.
  • Ed, VP Eco Resources Ed, VP Eco Resources The library has vast, interesting subjects to learn about. It's a great place to relax and get away from the world.
  • Raymond, Wal-Mart Cartpusher Raymond, Wal-Mart Cartpusher I use the computers at the library and check out books and movies.
  • Carla, Home Health Care Worker Carla, Home Health Care Worker The library is quiet, relaxing, and very informative.
  • Michael, Retired Junior College Teacher Michael, Retired Junior College Teacher Libraries are important for people of all ages to find information, or to relax and get absorbed in literature.
  • Jerry, I've had lots of jobs. Jerry, I've had lots of jobs. The library is everything to me. Warm in the winter, cool in the summer, a great place if you like to read.
  • Shawn, Plastics Spool Assembly Operator Shawn, Plastics Spool Assembly Operator I use the library for reseaerch, get information on science and technology, do homework, and read books.
  • Alfred James "Bud", Electrical Engineer, Retired Alfred James "Bud", Electrical Engineer, Retired Libraries are important to preserve the history of a community.
  • Annette, Homemaker and Mother Annette, Homemaker and Mother With a special needs child and a new baby, the library is my Mommy break, interacting with other adults.

  • Toni, Events Planner Toni, Events Planner I am new in town and this is my first visit to the library. I hope to partner with the library in the future.
  • Remington and Chief, Fire Dog and Fire Chief Remington and Chief, Fire Dog and Fire Chief I come to the library to see the kids, read books, and visit the library cat, Trixie. The Chief and I are partners.
  • Remington Remington
  • Remington Remington
  • Peter, Retail Inventory Specialist Peter, Retail Inventory Specialist In our rural setting, the library is the life blood of the community. It is priceless!
  • Michael, Jeweler Michael, Jeweler I use the Internet at the library regularly, it is an invaluable service.
  • Teresa, Hairdresser Teresa, Hairdresser The library and I go way back. I was an avid reader, then and now.
  • Ginger, Accounting Assistant and Firefighter, Retired Ginger, Accounting Assistant and Firefighter, Retired I come to the library for the resources, classes, computers, and comfort.
  • Wesley, Firman and Hospital Worker, Retired Wesley, Firman and Hospital Worker, Retired I come to the library almost every day.
  • Before the Meeting Before the Meeting Visiting before the Listening Tour program starts.
  • Charlotte and Leonhard Charlotte and Leonhard
  • Charlotte Charlotte Charlotte brought homemade cookies for the program.
  • Leonhard, Architect, City Commissioner Leonhard, Architect, City Commissioner I came to the program to listen and to inform.
  • John, Retired Electrical Engineer John, Retired Electrical Engineer I come to lots of programs at the library.
  • The Meeting is Over The Meeting is Over The library will close in 10 minutes.
  • Jon, Disabled Jon, Disabled The library is the only place I can use a computer, I have challenges with focus, attention, concentration, seeing.
  • Thea, Student Thea, Student I come to the library for the entertainment and the psychotherapy.
  • Chiquisia and Imani Chiquisia and Imani We like to read and play games. Our mom didn't want her picture taken.
  • Lee, Looking For a Job Lee, Looking For a Job I come here to relax, use wifi, check email, check out books and movies.
  • Amaris, Cashier Amaris, Cashier Libraries helped me to succeed and books provide an escape.
  • Julie, Social Studies Teacher Julie, Social Studies Teacher I'm an avid reader. The library helps me find books I can't buy myself.
  • Marci, Swim Coach and Other Things Marci, Swim Coach and Other Things I love to read. The library is a refuge.
  • Mike, Retired from Los Angeles County Mike, Retired from Los Angeles County I'm completely hooked on books and libraries. I'm an information junkie. I'm here most every day.
  • Howard, Retired Howard, Retired I come to the library often; I read Shakespeare.
  • Candy, Looking For Work Candy, Looking For Work I use the library computers and look at books, you can learn a lot from both.
  • Jean, School Cafeteria Worker, Dental Office Manager Jean, School Cafeteria Worker, Dental Office Manager I love to quilt and do hand work at the library and meet new friends.
  • Phyllis, Legal Secretary, Retired Phyllis, Legal Secretary, Retired A library is very important to a town. Avid reader and I listen to audiobooks.
  • Phyllis Phyllis This stocking is for my new granddaughter. I brought it to the library to show it to my friends.
  • Fay, Physician, Retired Fay, Physician, Retired I come to the library daily to read an assortment of newspapers and to use the computer.
  • Barbara, Nurse's Aide, Retired Barbara, Nurse's Aide, Retired I come to the library to make friends. I enjoy knitting with them for charity.
  • Nancy, Traveling Surgery Nurse Nancy, Traveling Surgery Nurse The library is a place of peacefulness where I feel like a part of the community.