After working at the Olathe Public Library for more than 33 years, Miss Carlotta will be retiring at the end of this week. She will be greatly missed! Her wonderful storytimes have instilled a love of books and reading in young children down through the years. Her lively piano playing, too, has always been a favorite of the kids. Besides working at the Children's Desk, Carlotta also did a lot of work behind the scenes. She has been the main repairer of children's books, helping keep them clean and in good shape for our readers. She has spent many an hour taping torn pages, gluing loose binding, erasing unwanted marks and scribbles, and sometimes cleaning off unidentifiable stains and spills. (Eww!) She has also served for years as an active member of the Friends of the Library board. But most of all it is her good nature and jovial spirit that will be missed by our patrons and our staff. Carlotta has contributed to the life of the Olathe Public Library in so many ways and helped make it such a great place.
Carlotta is planning to continue volunteering around the library and helping with our book repair work, so you may still see her around. Like they say, you can't keep a good woman down! Enjoy your retirement, Miss Carlotta, and thanks for all you've done.