August 28, 2020

Meet Our Staff: Alex

Alex Currin, the Powdersville Library branch manager Alex Currin has worked for the Anderson County Library System for 20 years. He is currently the Powdersville Library branch manager, and has previously worked in outreach, technology training, Inter-Library Loan, and Reference. How did you come to be a librarian? I originally started with newspapers; I have a B.A. in Journalism. I’m from North Carolina, but went to New York for a few internships. However, the work and snow were depressing, so I returned to North Carolina, bounced around a bit, and then on a whim took a reference class at UNC-Greensboro.
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August 21, 2020

Meet Our Staff: Dan

Dan Bonsall, Pendleton Library branch manager Dan Bonsall is the Pendleton Library branch manager. Originally from Massachusetts, he has been working with the Anderson County Library System for a little over 2 years, first in the Reference Department at the Anderson Main Library and now as the Pendleton Library branch manager. He’s an avid runner, cook, boardgamer, and loves reading Jon Klassen’s Hat trilogy with his family. What brought you to working as a librarian? A few years out from college, I was in a transition – including not working and moving back and forth across the county – and
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August 14, 2020

Meet Our Staff: Pam

Pam Wright, the Belton Library branch manager Pam Wright is the manager of the Belton Library. She has a B.A. and Master’s degree in Elementary Education from Clemson University and a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from the University of South Carolina, but her blood is pure orange. She and her husband Patrick are active members of the Belton Presbyterian Church. She has one son, Paul, and two cats, Castle and Pepper. How long have you been working at the Belton Library? I have been at the Belton Library four years now. I retired as a school librarian
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Miriam, the Lander Memorial Library branch manager In March of 2020, the Lander Memorial Library, which serves Pelzer, West Pelzer, and Williamston, welcomed a new manager, Miriam Church.  Miriam has been working with the Anderson County Library System for over 5 years and worked as the Teen Librarian before becoming the Lander Library manager. Where are you from? I’m originally from Honea Path. In fact, as a kid I would go to the Jennie Erwin, Honea Path Library. It feels like I’ve known Cheryl [the Honea Path Library manager] my entire life. I would take out a stack of 10
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