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Staff Spotlight: Ryan Haines

What is your name? 

Where do you work in the Library and what is your position? 
I work on the 3rd floor as the Administrative Assistant. 

How long have you worked at the Library? 
556 days! 

What do you like best about your job? 
I enjoy ordering items for all of our library programs. It feels like Christmas every time we get a delivery!

What is the proudest moment in your life? 
The day I married my wife!

What is the most important thing you have learned in the last five years?
Learn to grow out of your comfort zone. You never know what will happen if you just take the chance!

Three words to best describe you:
nerdy, charismatic, sarcastic

If you could witness any historical event, what would you want to see?
The Battle of Ramree Island.

Favorite quote?
“What's important is that you stay true to yourself. Because when you enter the real world, the most valuable thing you can bring is all your you-ness. The world doesn't need any more hot chicks or tough guys or smooth talkers - the world needs more you. And don't let anyone tell you otherwise.” ― Bo Burnham

What is the weirdest thing you have ever eaten?
Perfection Salad. Look it up.

What is your favorite thing to do in Temple?
Try out all of the different restaurants in the area!

You are happiest when?
I am either out in wilderness with my wife, or playing video games online with my friends.

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