Hello! I’m Jessica. I grew up in Connecticut, but I now live in California with my girlfriend and two adorable cats my mom rescued. Their names are Apollo and Artemis, but they go by many silly nicknames I keep creating for them.
I’ve worked for San Jose Public Library for almost 7 years now. It was original to put myself through undergrad, but I enjoyed it so much, I decided to take the plunge into Library Sciences and make it an official career. I particularly enjoy working on the committees I’m a part of, Gira de Libro/Library Tour by Bike, Graphic Novel Making Contest, and Silicon Valley Comic Con.
I decided to take Info 287 at the recommendation of a co-worker and several classmates. While I’m familiar with the programs and mission of my library system, I am excited to learn about the growth, trends, and future of other libraries. After iSchool, I’m open to different possibilities, becoming a public librarian would be the easiest based on my experience. But my pipe dream job would be a librarian for an animation studio, as my undergrad was in animation, and I’m aware that Pixar has a librarian. Additionally, working for an art museum, or anywhere else art related is something I’d be very interested in!!
I look forward to working with all of you soon!