Melody Peters

Melody Peters has joined the Children’s department at the May Memorial Library. We are excited to have her join the team, although the Outreach department and community were surely sad to see to leave her part-time role providing WiFi, books, and programs on the Mobile Café route!

How long have you worked with the County?
Since September

Melody Peters

Where are you from originally?
Durham, NC

What are you most passionate about?
I am most passionate about helping people, especially children, connect with the information that helps them meet their needs or passions

Do you have a hobby?
Reading and sewing

When you were little, what was your dream job?
Theatrical Actress. I got to fulfill that dream for 27 years with Rags To Riches theatre for young audiences

What was the best part of your week/weekend?
Walking my dogs and spending time with family watching some excellent college basketball. It is hard to escape March Madness.

If your life was a song, what would the title be?
Don’t hate me because I’m Happy and a Morning Person!”

Are you involved in any community projects or organizations?
The booster club and PTO of my youngest daughter’s high school and I am on the Racial Equity Team for ACPL, and in the Burlington Reads book club.

What is the weirdest thing you’ve ever eaten?
Limburger cheese

What’s your favorite TV Show?
Doc Martin

What is your favorite thing to spend money on?
Traveling/experiences

What’s the most interesting thing you’ve learned recently?
I have learned a lot about brain development of children up to age 5 and how to encourage and scaffold early learning in small, quality moments throughout the day in many different ways, and to show caregivers how to do that as well.