Serving to Learn & Learning to Serve

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SERVING TO LEARN & LEARNING TO SERVE

BRING RELIGION TO LIFE

BY

COLIN FIRCK

October 16, 2013

1. Write an interesting description of the service you performed.

I choose to serve the local library. I worked at the Library in Quakertown. I was amazed at the number of books that had to be put away daily. The most interesting part is to see all the different types of books that people are reading.

2. Describe one or two of the most memorable experiences and/or people with whom you served.

My supervisor Mr. Winkler is very nice and very patient. He showed me how to organize the books, so that I could put away as many as possible during my time at work.

I’m also responsible for cleaning up the children’s playroom on the lower level. When the little kids leave, I have to pick up the toys, and clean the room. I always make sure that the toys are ready for the next group of kids.

3. Describe the greatest challenge you faced while doing this service.

Sometimes it can be challenging when there are a number of books by the same author, within the same section. I have to be sure to place the books in the right section, in the right order. 4. Identify one of the personal strengths that you used while doing this project.

I would have to say my personal strength was my determination. I am determined to make sure each and every book was placed on the right shelf, in order. I never give up, and I’m determined to get it right without asking my supervisor.

5. What is the greatest insight/learning about other people that you gained from this service experience?

I learned that being a librarian is a lot of responsibility. I never knew how much work they had to do in order to get the books ready. I have learned to appreciate their service to the community.

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