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Meet Your Librarians + Your Archivist

Get to know each librarian and the archivist, along with their subject specialties.

  • Technical Services
    Computers • Systems
    Informal photo of Brian Brian

    I have useless but encyclopedic knowledge of Post-Punk and "alternative" music and enjoy going to concerts and collecting vinyl. One of my favorite things to do is training my German Shepherd.

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  • Economics & Business Education • Kinesiology Psychology • Social Work Sociology
    Informal photo of Rachel Rachel

    Michigan Native, visited 48 states, I've been skydiving, scuba diving and I've run half marathons in US, Iceland & Ireland. My favorite place is being out on Lake Michigan!

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  • Library Leadership & Admin.
    Informal photo of Todd Todd

    My skill set ranges from performing old-school skateboarding tricks to drumming classic thrash metal beats. As a librarian, I can search databases and chew gum at the same time.

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  • Biology • Chemistry Computer Science
    Engineering • Geology
    Math • Nursing • Physics
    Informal photo of Jenny Jenny

    I like being in nature and have a goal of hiking/walking 500 miles this year. In my free time I enjoy playing board games (especially Eurogames), taking photos, and visiting new places.

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  • English • History World Languages & Cultures Philosophy • Religion
    Informal photo of Michael Michael

    I survived the Running of the Bulls in Spain, and trekked across Iceland. Two places that are special to me are Saint-Malo, France and Guadalajara, Mexico.

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  • Communication
    Political Science
    Informal photo of Hannah Hannah

    Although I love to stay active by hiking, biking and skiing, I primarily engage in grandma hobbies like hand embroidery, gardening and excessive baking for people I like.

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  • Technical Services
    Cataloging • Metadata
    Digital Collections
    Informal photo of Jeremy Jeremy

    Film fan (from lowbrow to classy) wishing to achieve cinephile status. I love the Dune book series, William Gibson novels, hardboiled detectives, space operas, Britpop, and James Bond.

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  • Hope College History Dutch-American History Local History
    Informal photo of Sarah Sarah

    I'm a Francophile and coffee nerd. I also love to cook and go on walks with my dog, Winston. Participating in 3 book clubs gives me a good excuse to frequently browse at used bookstores.

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  • Electronic Resources
    Serials • Technology
    Informal photo of Jen Jen

    I live with 3 Hope grads. I enjoy traveling, hiking, and needle crafts. I love learning. I work behind the scenes to provide access to databases, ebooks, ejournals, and streaming videos.

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  • Art • Dance
    Music • Theatre
    Informal photo of Jessica Jessica

    I enjoy board games, singing, and reading to my kids. Lakeside vacations are my happy place. Ask me about my Iron Chef Dinner parties.

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  • Digital Liberal Arts
    Informal photo of Tori Tori

    I have a Bachelor of Music degree in flute performance and love playing in local churches and ensembles. I have a beautiful puppy named Auggie. I love to bake.

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