Staff

Staff



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Director Becky Nichols

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I love working at the library! The best part of my job is opening the library every day to new challenges and new opportunities to serve the people of Selma and Dallas County. A real special treat is meeting visitors and tourists and showing off our great town!

becky@selmalibrary.org

Amber Shivers

Amber Shivers :

I like working at the library because the staff is very welcoming and nice and interacting with the kids and parents that come by is very heart-warming.

Nashira Walker

Nashira Walker :

I like working at the library because it allows and encourages me to interact with people in a way that I normally would not. I also love that I am constantly surrounded by one of my favorite things in the world, books!

What I like the most about working at the library is that I get to work and engage with some of the most kindhearted people I have ever met.

Dana Stewart

Dana Stewart :

I catalog new books and resources and schedule our meeting rooms.

My favorite thing to do is to spend time with my family and work in my yard while listening to books!

The best part of my job is the wonderful people here, both the patrons and the staff.

Barbara Griffin

Barbara Griffin :

My job is to greet everyone that comes into the Library, work at the main desk, check books in and out, shelve books, help people use the copier, and answer questions about different services of the Library. The best part of my job is getting to see all the different people and helping them find books. My favorite thing to do is read and spend time with family and friends.

Caziah Simmons

Caziah Simmons :

I assist junior and adult patrons that come through the Children's Department of the Library.  My favorite thing to do is play with kids and make sure they have a good time while at the library. The best part of my job is knowing that I have helped others in ways that I may or may not know of.

Beth Miehkle

Beth Miehkle :

I work at the front desk – adult fiction and in the business office

I love spending time with my sons and their friends.

The best part of my job is making a huge task – for someone who comes in to use the copier, fax machine, etc.,- simple and easy for them! They leave with a smile and so do I.

Crystal Drye

Crystal Drye :

I also work in the reference department and the computer lab.

My favorite thing to do in the world is to share the good news about God’s Kingdom and give people hope.

The best part of my job is helping others in whatever way I can. It’s all about giving.

Deontae Dial

Deontae Dial :

I check-in/check-out books, deliver books, update booklists and brochures and speak to everyone who walks into the library.

My favorite thing to do in the world is to draw.

The best part of my job is troubleshooting computer problems successfully, as well as helping people find what they are looking for.

Emily Ellis

Emily Ellis :

I assist customers with books and computers and help with programs for children.

My favorite things to do in the world are reading and playing the piano.

The best part of my job is seeing someone really enjoy something you recommended to them.

Gabe Norton

Gabe Norton :

I greet you when you arrive, help you find what you need, suggest great books, and generally try to make your visit wonderful!

My favorite thing to do in the world is watching my children play and laugh with their cousins.

I enjoy talking to the patrons about the books they need and love offering book suggestions, especially to reluctant new readers.

Jan Parker

Jan Parker :

I plan children’s programs and also help with projects in the YA room after school. I also love to plan Courtyard Café and Book Bunch.

My favorite thing to do in the world is to be with my family and my friends as well as the time I spend at the public library.

The best part of my job is working in a great environment and meeting people from all walks of life.

Kamaya Moore

Kamaya Moore :

I assist in the Reference Department and I love working here at  Selma Dallas County Public Library.

I also love to meet new people and help them.

I love helping the patron get the things they need and see how happy they are when you help them get it.

Marsha Carmichael

Marsha Carmichael :

I assist patrons in the Adult Computer Lab.

I love quality time with my family.

The best part of my job is observing happy, satisfied patrons!

Stephen Posey

Stephen Posey :

I assist people in using the computers for work and school, help people find books and articles they need, answer a wide variety of questions, and sending fax and scans.

My favorite thing to do in the world is enjoying coffee and yard conversation with a friend or book.

The best part of my job is making a difference in the lives of others.