IMG_20160611_204049088View Diana’s Essay

“Libraries are one of the most important things for North Carolina and its growing generation. Although they do not receive much credit for it, libraries are important for providing a place for the public to come read stories with the most fantastic literature and profound research, and it is librarians that help make this possible. Libraries are essential for being a portal to all the world’s knowledge so that it can be passed on….

The library has helped me realize my love for history and reading while helping me to realize my dream career of being a director of a library (Specifically the Library of Congress). The library is one of the most remarkable impacts in my life for helping me achieve goals and making friends.” -Diana Durk, 2016

Diana is a 10th grade student from Mooresville High School.

About Diana: “Some of my hobbies are volunteering with my NJROTC unit, drill team, color guard, volunteering at the library, and writing. I dedicate my time to the library, my community, and unit. I am attending sail academy, leadership academy, and mini boot camp for it. I also won the last three years for the summer reading program and am a member of my national honors society and environmental club. I am admin officer for NJROTC and president of the teen advisory board. I love to spend time with my family and friends or reading.”

2016 Photo Gallery:

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Summer 2017 Visit with Congressman Budd and Marian Lytle (Mooresville Public Library Director):


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