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CollectionsHobbies (2), Your library (4,215), Books & Libarianship (29), Business (42), Children's Literature (723), Classic Literature (134), Cooking & Nutrition (70), Devotional Literature (15), Education (28), Folklore (8), Folktales & Folklore (9), Genealogy (3), Gardening (19), Heritage Collection (2), History (521), Home Arts (7), Health & Wellness (15), Humanities (325), Inspirational Literature (32), Literature (34), Miniature Books (36), Morris Collection (10), Movies (3), Sciences (72), Night Before Christmas (6), Nouwen Collection (45), Novelty (48), Peace & Justice Studies (53), Personal Development (106), Public Affairs (63), Recreational Reading (400), Reference (48), Religion & Theology (511), Social Sciences (310), Travel (17), Youth Literature (101), Untitled collection (2), Warfare Studies (8), All collections (4,230)

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About meI am a member of the Cedar Valley community (Waterloo, Cedar Falls and surrounds) in northeast Iowa. I serve professionally as a Social Sciences Bibliographer at the University of Northern Iowa Rod Library. I also serve in a voluntary capacity as Coordinator of the Peace & Justice Center of the Cedar Valley, a ministry of the Cedar Falls Mennonite Church. My wife is an elementary special education teacher in Cedar Falls.

About my libraryOur library is probably best described as an eclectic mix reflecting evolving personal and professional interests. My interests are are focused in the areas of religion and theology, public affairs, social justice, peace studies, history, Christian spirituality, leadership, and other aspects of the social sciences. My wife's interests are focused in the areas of education, children's literature, as well as general and mystery fiction. Our library also includes several groups of books on certain special themes or features, including cats, Christmas, Iowa, etc. My best estimate is that I now have approximately 80% of our library entered.

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Favorite authorsKaren Armstrong, Jimmy Carter, Peter F. Drucker, Malcolm Gladwell, P. D. James, Thomas Keating, Gary Kelley, Martin Luther King, Wilda K. W. Morris, Kathleen Norris, Henri J. M. Nouwen, Barack Obama, Parker J. Palmer, Sharon Kay Penman, Eugene H. Peterson, Richard Rohr, Juliet B. Schor, Peter Senge, Willard M. Swartley, Mildred D. Taylor, Jim Wallis (Shared favorites)

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Favorite bookstoresBook Nook (Friends of the Cedar Falls Public Library), Prairie Lights Books, River Lights 2nd Edition, University of Notre Dame - The Hammes Bookstore

Favorite librariesCedar Falls Public Library, UNI Rod Library, Waterloo Public Library

Real nameThomas Kessler

LocationCedar Falls, Iowa

Account typepublic, lifetime

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Member sinceNov 8, 2008

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