Welcome to the first installment of a series introducing the talented people who work in the Children's Library!  This week we're proud to present...Miss Claire!

Claire is a native of Baltimore and currently lives in Brooklyn, New York (did you know three of the Children's Librarians live in New York City?).  She started working at Darien Library as the Children's Library intern in 2008, and became a full-time librarian in 2009. She is usually mustache-less.


Five Things About Miss Claire

Her favorite food is sushi.

Her hobbies include cooking, traveling, and a brief flirtation with knitting

Her favorite book genre is historical fiction.

When she was a kid, Claire wanted to be a supermodel-detective or Jane Goodall.

Right now, she is reading a grown-up book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot, and a kids book, Small Acts of Amazing Courage by Gloria Whelan.

Two Things You Didn't Know About Miss Claire

She can touch her tongue to her nose!

She is an only child.