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Katie Varnell

Katie is a Circulation Assistant at the Hadley Park branch. She loves musical theater, practicing yoga, and all desserts. She is always eager to hear movie and book recommendations and to chat about pop culture or cats.

Latest Blog Posts

In 2020, Taylor Swift released two albums, folklore and evermore, to critical acclaim. But her 2019 album Lover isn't one to be ignored. In fact, it just might be her best album. 


The difficult periods of life will hurt, but beauty can still found within them. Katherine May recounts a painful season and the inevitability of sadness in her nonfiction book Wintering: The Power of Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times.   

Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned...especially when the woman scorned is a witch.  Maria Owen navigates joy, pain, and the trials and tribulations that come with love in Alice Hoffman's Magic Lessons.