Meet DJ Digianantonio, the head of reference/teen services at RPL.
DJ has been with the library for 10.5 years and some of his duties include answering patron questions; planning/executing programs; ordering databases, teen books, video games, and board games; participating in community events; and managing a group of three staff members.
Here are some things to know about DJ:
What is your favorite part about your job?
I like working with people, especially the teens. I enjoy finding information for people. My job allows me to learn something new each day.
What is your favorite book?
The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton.
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Are you a fan of any sports teams?
What do you like to do in your spare time?
I like to play with my kids, golf, play video games, and Magic the Gathering.
What is something people would be surprised to know about you?
I am actually handy around the house.
Do you have a favorite saying or motto you try to live by?
“Tough times never last, but tough people do.”
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Who is your biggest influence?
My parents. They taught me the values that I hold dear.
What was your first car?
1993 Chevy Corsica
What super power would you like to have?
What was the last thing you binge watched?