Job: Collections Information Coordinator, Akron Art Museum
Hobby: Band member, Trouble Books
What is the most rewarding thing about your hobby?
it’s creatively fulfilling, but also can be done socially. And I get to share it with my wife.
What is the most rewarding thing about your job?
dealing with interesting material and working with similarly-minded people
How does your recreational life inform your professional life?
creative problem solving
What do librarians/you do all day?
Manage information about a modern art collection
Does every librarian do the same thing?
Not at all
How often do you shelve books?
How often do you do office work?
most of the time
Do you work at the public desk all day?
How boring is your job?
would be very boring to most people, only kinda boring to me
Is what you do satisfying?
Are you so bored that you have to find a crazy hobby to keep your life interesting?
yeah it would be a lot more difficult to tolerate my repetitive job if I didn’t have interesting things happening after work
Do librarians have secret exciting inner lives to compensate for their regular public lives?
some at least
Are librarians private about everything?
Do you love reading?
unfortunately I have to admit, not as much as I used to