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Your Guide to Learning Resources: LRC Staff

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Allyson

Hello there! I am Allyson and I am the Learning Resource Librarian.

I have been at the college for 2 years and I have been a librarian for 28 years.

In my spare time I enjoy reading and would have to say Kate Atkinson's Life After Life is my favourite. You can reserve my favourite book here by clicking the picture. 

Stephen

Hello, I am Stephen.

I have worked here for 40 years.

During my employment at the college I have served as both an Engineering Technician and a Computer Technician. I have worked for over 25 years in a library / computer centre environment.

During my free time I enjoy watching old movies with the classic Gone with the Wind being my favourite. I also enjoy hiking and have taken a keen interest in learning new languages.

Fancy reading my favourite film in book form?

Jade

Hello, I am Jade.

I have been working here since January 2018, having prior been a sales assistant at Debenhams and a live in personal carer.

I have qualifications in Drama, English Language and Media Studies; all obtained from Leigh Sixth Form.

During my spare time, I love to read Stephen King novels and watch movies. I am a huge Disney fan, with Nightmare Before Christmas, Beauty and the Beast and Mary Poppins being my favourites.

Want to read my favourite book?

Nadia

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Hi! I am Nadia and I am the newest apprentice to join Learning Resources.

I am 18 and have been working here since February 2020. Prior to this I worked as a customer service assistant in Boots and was a student studying Art and Graphics at college.

During my leisure time I enjoy swimming and hot yoga in order to keep fit. I would say that my favourite book is Rupi Kaur’s The Sun and her Flowers. I am a big fan of Disney movies and would say that my favourite is Beauty and the Beast.

Get to know LRC

In this guide you will discover more about the Facilitators who work within your Learning Resources Centres.

Find out what books they recommend, the films they enjoy and how they spend their spare time.

Paul

Hello, I am Paul and I am the Learning Resource Team Leader.

I have worked at the college for 19 years but previously I served in the Royal Artillery for 15 years, spending 10 of those years stationed in West Germany.

In my free time I enjoy keeping fit, mainly through cycling and running. During my down time I like chilling out with one of my favourite films such as Leon, The Dark Knight or Rogue One. I enjoy reading Lee Childs novels, particularly the Jack Reacher series. Click the image below to see our collection of Jack Reacher.

Jane

Hi! I am Jane.

I have worked in Learning Resources for 18 years.  I have qualifications in Business, Management, IT and Teacher Education.

In my spare time I enjoy travelling, especially if combined with historical sites.

I enjoyed reading Louise Doughty's Apple Tree Yard, you can reserve it in our library catalogue.

Dianne

Hi, I am Dianne.

I have worked for Learning Resources for 25 years, recently returning from a career break. During this time, I completed some home improvement projects, as I'm an avid fan of DIY.

Prior to working at the college, I worked as an administrator for various shipping and leisure companies.

Aside from DIY, in my spare time I enjoy sports, particularly Badminton and Tennis. You can find my favourite book, Khaled Hosseini’s ‘A Thousand Splendid Suns’, on our library catalogue.  

Shannon

 

Hi, I am Shannon.

I have worked within the Learning Resources Centre since June 2019. Prior to this, I studied Animal Management at the college for two years.

During my free time, I enjoy going on long car drives discovering new places and watching movies.

I would have to say my favourite book is Letters to the Lost. However, my favourite films of all time are the Harry Potter movies.

Library Services

Click here to access our online Library Catalogue

Click here to look through our collection of LibGuides

Siobhan

Hello there, I am Siobhan.

I have worked here for 10 years, having previously been a Saturday Girl at Galloways Bakery.

During my spare time I love to travel, spend time with my family and watch films. My favourite film without a doubt is Mrs Doubtfire.

Have a look through our Library Catalogue and find my favourite book, Thursdays In The Park.

Danny

Hey, I'm Danny.

I have worked at Wigan and Leigh College for 6 years, working at the reception desk before moving to Learning Resources.

During my free time I enjoy watching Marvel Movies and playing snooker. I really enjoyed reading the Game of Thrones books and you can find some in our library catalogue by clicking the image.

Joanne

Hello, I am Joanne.

I have been working here for 10 years, having previously worked as a receptionist.

During my spare time I enjoy going on long walks and curling up watching films with my family.

My favourite book is Dashing Through the Snow by Debbie Maccomber, a fantastic read for anyone who loves romance at Christmas.

Lorraine

Hello, I'm Lorraine.

I have worked here for 10 years and before that I was a swimming instructor.

During my free time, I love going out for meals with my family and for relaxing long walks.

Fancy reading my favourite book?

 

 

Staff GoodReads Accounts

Interested in finding out about the books we have read? Take a look around our staffs Good Read accounts.

Allyson            Paul            Jade            Danny            Shannon            Dianne