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Photo of Mandy from Adult Services.Mandy has been a Librarian for 17 years and joined the Elmwood Park team in 2013 as the Head of Adult Services. Other titles Mandy answers to are foodie, crafter, hostess, optimist, and globetrotter.

She loves gin, artful domesticity, making plans, maps, Alice in Wonderland, and reading on the beach.

 

Mandy's Current Picks (Updated 10/4/2021):  

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Favorite Poetry (added April 2021)

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Music:  Coming of Age in the '90s

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Favorite Movies (added January 2017):

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Favorite Short Story Collections:

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Favorite Audiobooks:

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Eat, Drink, & Be Merry:  

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Favorite Graphic Novels:

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Favorite Fiction:

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