• Leticia, surfing and smiling

    Monday, June 11, 2012 - 8:00am
    GLongstreth
    staff
    Leticia, surfing and smiling

    Meet Leticia Braga, our customer service guru from overseas.  On any given day, you might hear her chatting in Portuguese with customers at the Check Out Desk.  Cheerful and curious, she brings out the best in her Lending Service co-workers.

    Q: How long have you worked at the Princeton Public Library?

  • Get to know Sonja

    Thursday, May 17, 2012 - 8:00am
    GLongstreth
    staff
    Get to know Sonja

    Meet Sonja Vloeberghs, the inexhaustibly positive and fun-loving manager of the Lending Services Department. Hailing from Hoboken, Belgium (a town made famous by the children’s story “A Dog of Flanders”), she’s ready at a moment’s notice to help patrons and employees alike.

    Q: You’ve had many responsibilities at the library. What was your first job here?

  • Recommended listening

    Thursday, May 10, 2012 - 5:28pm
    GLongstreth
    Audiobooks, books
    Recommended listening

    Last semester my husband, a student at Rutgers, had the exciting opportunity to take a class with English professor Sophie Gee at Princeton University. While we are both interested in her academic title, “Making Waste: Leftovers and the Eighteenth Century Imagination,” I was drawn more immediately to her novel, “The Scandal of the Seaso

  • Our very own Urvashi

    Thursday, April 26, 2012 - 8:00am
    GLongstreth
    staff
    Our very own Urvashi

    Meet Urvashi Dave, a welcome presence at the Check Out Desk and an organizational diva behind the scenes. Here’s what Urvashi has to share:

    Q: How long have you worked at the Princeton Public Library?

    A: Since September 2008.

    Q: What do you like best about working in Lending Services?

    A: I love working with people and I love books and reading. At PPL and especially in Lending Services we have a good team.

  • More about Barb

    Thursday, April 5, 2012 - 8:00am
    GLongstreth
    staff
    More about Barb

    Barbara Ackerman, a long-time employee of the Lending Services Department, is well known for her book recommendations, her caring ways, and her song writing skills. But how many people know that Barbara is also a published author? Perhaps I was the last to learn this about her. Here is the second part of a two-part interview with Barbara.

    Q: Can you tell us how your book, “Ask Angela,” came about?

  • Get to know us: Barb Ackerman

    Monday, March 19, 2012 - 9:00am
    GLongstreth
    staff
    Get to know us: Barb Ackerman

    Meet Barbara Ackerman, whose keen sense of humor and charismatic demeanor work wonders at the Check Out Desk. With countless friends, a contagious laugh, and a wealth of wit, she makes coming to the library - and working at the library - downright fun. Here's what she has to say in the first part of a two-part interview.

    Q: How long have you worked at the Princeton Public Library?