Melissa WeisentMeet Melissa Weisent, who has been at RPL for 10 years, starting as a page and adding maintenance assistant six years ago to become a full-time employee. As a page, she helps return all items that have been returned to the library to their proper places on the shelves and pack and unpack SEO items. She also cleans both the Main and Branch libraries.

Here are some things to know about Melissa:


What is your favorite part about your job? 

I love packing and unpacking SEO items. It’s interesting to see what books come in that we don't have.


What is your favorite book?

I love all baking cookbooks!


What is your favorite snack? 



What was your favorite subject in school?

Home Economics at Marlington High School.


Who is your favorite musical artist? 

Patsy Cline


Who is your favorite actor/actress? 

Julia Roberts


Do you collect anything? 

Pink Depression glass


Do you have any pets? 

An 11-year old Chihuahua named Tiki and a new kitten named Po (short for Potato).


What do you like to do in your spare time? 

I'm an avid flower gardener in the summer and love to sew and bake.


What is something people would be surprised to know about you? 

I haven't turned on my television in two years.


If you could visit anywhere, where would it be? 

The Grand Canyon.