[bksvol-discuss] Re: Introduction

  • From: Barbara <barbarab65@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 25 May 2007 22:36:59 -0700 (PDT)

Hi Lori,
  Welcome to Bookshare! I hope that you find some more great books to read and 
get to know some of the volunteers. It is nice to have you, as well, as your 
husband, on-board.
  Take care,

Grandma Cindy <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
  Welcome Lori and husband--my memory for names is
usually bad, but is he Mike? I seem to remember seeing
Mike and Lori in posts recently.


--- Lori Castner 

> Hello, Bookshare Volunteers,
> I am a new Bookshare member and volunteer and just
> wanted to introduce myself.
> I joined Bookshare via a somewhat unusual path. For
> Christmas last year, I gave my husband a bookshare
> membership because he was always running out of
> books from NLS. I figured that as a member of
> bookshare, he would never run out of reading
> material. However, not only has he found plenty of
> books to read, but he became a volunteer and began
> validating books. I watched this process with
> interest.
> When I discovered all the books in the Bookshare
> collection on the Brontes, I realized that I had to
> join Bookshare in order to access these books as the
> Brontes are a love of mine.
> Because of seeing the joy Mike has found through
> validating books, I submitted a book "The Elements
> of Prayer", signed up as a volunteer, and just got
> the word that Elements of Prayer has been added to
> the collection, and it is such a wonderful feeling.
> So, I look forward to submitting books, validating a
> few, and reading a lot. So now you will see two
> Castners on the list, and my introduction is a
> roundabout way of explaining why.
> Lori Castner

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