We interviewed a few community members about why they *love* Champaign Public Library. Prepare to be inspired by these wonderful “Library Love” stories!
Community members tell us why they love the library—you’ll hear from 11 library ambassadors! This compilation includes Amanda Harris, Project READ program manager; Charlisa Hart, business owner; Rajeev Malik, member of the Library Board of Trustees; Karin Markovich, parent; Candace McMaster and Thom Moore, retirees; Stacey Robinson, illustrator; Huan Song, Launch at the Library user and Library Friends volunteer; Mallory Morris, former associate principal of Edison Middle School, and two teens, Abby and Leyton. (5 min)
Retiree Thom Moore tells us why he loves the library. (2 min)
Mother of three Karin Markovich and her son Aviv tell us how they fell in love with the library after moving here from Israel.
Launch at the Library user and Library Friends volunteer Huan Song tells us why she loves the library. (3 min)
Project READ Program Manager Amanda Harris tells us why she loves the library. (2 min)
Illustrator Stacey Robinson tells us why he loves the library. (2 min)
Business owner Charlisa Hart tells us why she loves the library. Charlisa is a member of the Table Talk Book Club based at the Douglass Branch. (2 min)
Retired high school teacher Candace McMaster tells us why she loves the library. (2 min)
Teens love the library! Three teens tell us what makes the this library so great—including books, movies, and CDs to check out, free events, and inspiring art displays. Thank you to this special group of library ambassadors, Abby, Leyton, and Nicholas! And thank you to Mallory Morris, former associate principal, Edison Middle School, who was our liaison with the Champaign Unit 4 School District for this project. (2 min)
Updated November 25, 2020