Hello, World!* My name is Cassidy Charles and I am a Masters of Library and Information Science candidate at Rutgers University. I am also a library paraprofessional, literacy tutor, and runner. I have experience working in suburban, urban, and rural public libraries, in addition to library instruction and information literacy in academic libraries. I believe that libraries are still, and will be, relevant in the 21st century as information resource and learning communities.
My story begins on the floor of my hometown library‘s meeting room during story time. Years later, I still believe in the power that libraries and stories possess. By helping one user at a time,
When I cannot be found a library, I enjoy running and
About the blog
The blog, Tales from the Book Drop, is meant to document my experience pursuing an M.L.I.S., observations about the field of library and information science, as well as share my reviews of different books and movies that I encounter – All of which is peppered with a dash of humor. I also have my resume and portfolio artifacts available.