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Employee spotlight shines on Audrey Muth, graduating senior
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The month of May is when school comes to an end and summer begins for students of all ages. We have a few students at the library that are on our staff, and for this month’s staff spotlight we would like to feature Audrey Muth, one of our staff who also happens to be graduating from high school this month! 

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Audrey Muth is a staff member at the Great Bend Public Library. She is also a graduating senior of the Class of 2019.

Q: What is your job title?

A: Children’s shelver.

Q: How long have you worked at the library?

A: About two years.

Q: What is your favorite thing about your job?

A: I enjoy how much the children want to be [in the library] and participate in the events.

Q: If you could get any job in the world, what would it be?

A: I would own my own landscaping business.

Q: What has been the highlight of your senior year?

A: Knowing that hard work really pays off in the end. You realize that you didn’t do it for nothing.

Q: What is the worst OR best thing about being a senior?

A: The worst part is knowing that this is your last year with your friends you have made along the way, or that you are going to live by yourself without your family right there.

Q: What is the last book you read?

A: I just finished reading “Wuthering Heights” [by Emily Brontë].

Q: What is your least favorite chore? 

A: Vacuuming.

Q: What kind of music do you like to listen to?

A: Rock music.

Q: Do you have a hobby or something you collect?

A: [Collect] movie tickets from movies I’ve been to.

Q: Where’s the best place you’ve ever visited?

A: Florida — Disney World.

Q: If you could visit anywhere you haven’t been to, where would you go?

A: Australia.

Q: If you could learn to do anything, what would it be?

A: Speak a different language fluently.

Q: Which person, living or dead, would you want to have dinner with?

A: Amelia Earhart.

Q: What would you most like to tell yourself as a child?

A: Do not procrastinate, it never works out in the end.

Q: What are you passionate about?

A: I really like to sing.

Please join us in congratulating Audrey and all of the graduating 2019 seniors this month! As a reminder, the library is moving to summer hours next week, on May 14. That means more morning hours, but less evening hours. See the sidebar for the new hours.

For more detailed information on any library events (including summer), programs, or resources, check out our website (, send us an email (, or call the front desk (620-792-2409). You can also “like” and follow us on Facebook and Instagram. 

Michael Adamyk is the Marketing and Technical Services Manager at the Great Bend Public Library. He can be reached by email at

Great Bend Public Library Schedule

Upcoming Events

Saturday, May 11

11 a.m.: Bullet Journal

1:30 p.m.: Long Term Care: It’s a Family Affair

Tuesday, May 14

Summer Hours begin

Mon-Wed: 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Thu: 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Fri-Sat: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sun: Closed

Thursday, May 16

6 p.m.: Open Genealogy Group