Getting to Know . . . Donna Laporte, Circulation Clerk

Please introduce yourself. What is your role at the library? How long have you been associated with the library?

Hello, my name is Donna Laporte, I have worked at the library for 3 1/2 years since retiring and have enjoyed every minute.

What is your favorite thing about the library?

I am amazed of the big verity of items we offer, from audiobooks to puzzles and everything in between.

What is your favorite book, author or series? Why?

A big fan of the J.D. Robb “In Death” and the Louise Penny “Chief Inspector Gamache” series.

What have you been reading/watching/listening to lately?

I’m 🎧listening to Nora Roberts “Dragon Heart Legacy” series, 📚reading “The Midnight Library” and 📺streaming “Mickey Haller” based on Michael Connelly’s series.

What is one fun fact about you?

I’m all about playing pickleball and the ukulele.

What is your favorite color?

royal blue

What is your favorite item that the library circulates?

There are many but I feel the choice of the large print books gives many patrons the ability to read more.

About the author

Smithton Public Library

The Smithton Public Library District is located in southern Illinois, near St. Louis, MO. The library serves nearly 5,000 residents. We hope you visit us soon!