Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Meet our new Director- Caroline Vandriel

So as some of you may know Shannan, our Library Director, left the Sylvan Lake Library for the green fields of Ontario in November. 
We now have a new Library Director - Caroline Vandriel. She comes to us from Northern Lights Library System. 
So I decided that we should get to know her a little bit better and asked her some questions from the Proust Questionnaire.

What is your most marked characteristic? My height
What do you most value in your friends? I love when my friends find humour in the everyday, ordinary things, and can laugh at their own foibles.
What is your principle defect? I tend to jump first and think things through, over and over, after the fact
What is your idea of perfect happiness? A warm sunny day, my two cats and a great book.
What would you like to be? I want to be the person that is remember for having an impact on the lives of those around me.
In what country would you like to live? Somewhere warm.  I think I might like to try Australia, or Hawaii
What is your favorite color? Currently it’s a warm yellow – it changes often.
What is your favorite flower? Roses – there is so much variety in colour, scent and shape.
What is your favorite bird? Ostrich – have you ever tried riding one of those things? Amazing!
Who are your favorite prose writers? Harper Lee, Suzanne Collins, C.S.Lewis
Who are your favorite poets? ee cummings, Robert Frost
Who is your favorite hero of fiction? Reepicheep from Voyage of the Dawn Treader
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction? Katniss Everdeen from Hunger Games and Lucy Pevency of Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Who are your favorite composers/ musicians? Great Big Sea
Who are your favorite painters/artists? Monet
Who are your heroes in real life? Nelson Mandela  and F. W. deKlerk
What are your favorite names? Of things? Nut cracker – it says what it’s going to do. Of people: Rupert, Charlie, Jeremy, Lucy, Sarah, Anne
What is it you most dislike? Avocados and bad breath
What natural gift would you most like to possess? Musicality

What is your motto? This too shall pass

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