CPL Staff Spotlight: Miss Marianne

Miss Marianne, Children's Librarian

What do you like the most about working at CPL?  "I love working at CPL because I get to meet people from all walks of life. Every day is different and there's never a dull moment."


What school(s) did you go to?

  • K-12: Freeland Community Schools in Freeland, Michigan
  • Undergraduate school: Saginaw Valley State University
  • Graduate school: Wayne State University 

My Favorites

Which app do you use the most?  "Instagram"

What is the cutest animal you’ve ever seen in person?  "My dog, Charlie"

Favorite emoji?  "Sparkling heart ?"

Favorite TV show right now?  "The Good Doctor on ABC"

Favorite restaurant?  "Cuban Coffee Queen in Key West, Florida. They have the best iced coffee and the most amazing breakfast sandwiches."

Favorite children’s book character?  "Ramona Quimby"

Fun Facts

What would your dream birthday be like?  "I’d spend it at the beach, swimming."

When you were younger, what did you want to be when you grew up?  "A librarian (yes, really!)"

What are your hobbies or interests?  "Playing the ukulele, rock collecting, traveling, cooking, baking, learning languages, genealogy."

If you could have one superpower, what would it be?  "The ability to fly."

If you could time travel, what period would you go to?  "I would go back to 1978 so I could attend a Queen concert during their News of the World tour."


  • Swiss cheese
  • Getting up early