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Children’s librarian leaving library, sticking with books

Children’s Librarian Charlotte Glover reads to preschool children during Story Time at the Ketchikan Public Library.

After about 22 years in the same position, Ketchikan Public Library Children’s Librarian Charlotte Glover has announced her resignation. But, she’s sticking with books, and will be working part-time at a local independent book store.

Glover came by the KRBD studio Friday afternoon to talk about her two-decade-plus career at the library. Here’s a portion of that interview.

Glover’s last day is Aug. 13.

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