"The key to my success was the experience I gained from my internships — actually working in a library, being exposed to the
wide variety of functions and tasks and using all the skills I learned from the courses. Another essential element I learned then
and know now: libraries are a fun and dynamic place to work!"
(Paula Foster, Project Manager/Database Administrator WIN Consortium Foley Center Library, Gonzaga University)
"After 25 years in retail sales, I was ready to explore a second career. I knew from my daughter Paula’s experiences,
that this program would provide me with the skills, knowledge and hands-on opportunities I would need to find work in a library
setting. I continue to enjoy working in all the branches and the many challenges of providing the public with professional
(Gary Veale, Circulation Supervisor, Region I, Spokane County Library District)