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Guest Picks

 

Guest Picks is a monthly service from your library that features members of our community sharing their favorite titles and a little about themselves.

 


 

Featured Guest Pick

Guest Picks: Germanna Community College President Janet Gullickson

About Jan G.

We have always been a family of readers. My grandmother, the daughter of an illiterate Norwegian mother and a literate Norwegian father, attended college because her parents believed education was the pathway to self-sufficiency. (It is!) One of her most prized possessions was a book of Walt Whitman’s poems. I have that book today. On the torn inside cover, there is a mysterious dedication (love note?) from a professor.

At one point on my South Dakota prairie farm, homesteaded by those same great-grandparents, we received over 100...