Please welcome Matt Dale as the new Mebane Public Library Branch Manager!

How long have you worked with the County?
I started with the county on June 1, 2021, so about a little over a month

Where are you from originally?
I was born in New York City, grew up in Durham, and now reside in Greensboro

What are you most passionate about?
Helping the public library meet the information needs of a diverse community of patrons

Do you have a hobby?
Collecting records, listening to music

When you were little, what was your dream job?
My dream job was always to work in a comic book store

What was the best part of your week/weekend?
Celebrating my 40th birthday with a crate of records specially selected for the occasion

If your life was a song, what would the title be?
How Can I Laugh Tomorrow When I Can’t Even Smile Today?

Are you involved in any community projects or organizations?
Most recently I served on the advisory board of NetWorx in Hickory, NC

What is the weirdest thing you’ve ever eaten?
Liquid chocolate from a chocolate fountain

What’s your favorite TV Show?
Happy Endings

What is your favorite thing to spend money on?
Plugging in gaps in my various collections

What’s the most interesting thing you’ve learned recently?
The Vilnius 5 Electronic Organic makes excellent disco music