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Library Circulation Coordinator Mary Greatens, 67, is retiring from a job she’s had much of her adult life and still loves. (River Falls Journal photo by Phil Pfuehler)

Her traveling days ended for good at the River Falls Public Library


It took a while for Mary Greatens to settle on a job. Once she did, at the River Falls Public Library, the rest was history -- almost 30 years’ worth of history.

Greatens will retire at the end of May as the library’s circulation coordinator. She was hired as an aide by then library director Helen Schmidt in September 1984.

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Phil Pfuehler
Phil Pfuehler has been editor of the River Falls Journal since 1991.
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