Aaron Francis

Some superhero intervention

Superheroes appear unexpectedly, and usually just in the nick of time.

Our newest staff member at the Library

Meet our newest staff member at the Creston Library, Melissa Flint.

What we’re checking out at the Library

Creston Library's Aaron Francis on what books, magazines, and DVDs are frequently checked out.

Rising up and making a stand

It’s not often that librarians feel emboldened to rise up and make a public stand.

The ins and outs of book purchasing

Aaron Francis, Chief Librarian at Creston Valley Public Library, on book purchasing.

Some great holiday reading

Aaron is away this week, so longtime staff member Pat Tomasic is here to offer up some great holiday reading.

Looking for a good book to read

Chief Librarian at Creston Valley Public Library on finding a good book to read.

Life and times of the Creston Public Library

The many location of the public library, detailed by Chief Librarian.

Student pages at library reflect on their time

Student pages graduate and move on with their lives.

The Book Drop: Stories reduce stress, develop emotional connection

To gain lifelong benefits of reading, access to books is required, says Creston chief librarian Aaron Francis...

The Book Drop: Creston library continuing Summer Reading Club tradition

Club encourages summer reading, public library use by children and families, says Creston chief librarian Aaron Francis...

The Book Drop: Ten fun reasons to visit the Creston library

Creston Valley Public Library chief librarian Aaron Francis highlights things patrons may not know about the library...

The Book Drop: Creston library’s new strategic plan has six goals

Creston library focusing on access, creation, public space, literacy, engagement and the organization, says chief librarian Aaron Francis…

The Book Drop: Early Development Instrument reveals Creston children ‘vulnerable’

Feb. 27 conference shows how parents can help children with early development, says Creston librarian Aaron Francis...

The Book Drop: Asking ‘why’ help Creston library focus on purpose

Library enhances, improves, amplifies, embroiders, elevates, exalts lives, says chief librarian Aaron Francis...

The Book Drop: Opening lines set stage for unique adventure

I like to take my time with opening lines, says Creston Valley Public Library chief librarian Aaron Francis...

The Book Drop: Space, budget, community factors in Creston library collection

Collections continually evaluated to better manage and understand community use, says Creston chief librarian Aaron Francis...

The Book Drop: Creston Valley Public Library surveying community to understand needs

It is time to reflect critically on ability to meet changing needs, says chief librarian Aaron Francis...

The Book Drop: Sci-fi offers spiritual, social and psychological explorations

A love of science fiction is Creston Valley Public Library chief librarian Aaron Francis's guilty secret...

The Book Drop: Public input wanted for Creston library’s strategic plan

Libraries survive by recognizing social trends and embracing change, says Creston Valley Public Library chief librarian Aaron Francis...