I started at the Law Library of Congress in January of 2006. On my first day, I sorted through a massive stack of items from the UN Library, organizing the books by language.

by Meg, the fruits of my first day of labor at the Law Library

They’re still there.

I worked my way up from being a contract shelving clerk, to technician, to collection services librarian, and eventually to my last position as a federal reference librarian. I completed both library and law school working at the Library of Congress. However, my position was temporary, and has expired.

Practically everything I know about being a librarian, I learned at the Library of Congress. I truly enjoyed my time there, and am enormously grateful to everyone I’ve worked with over the years. Thanks to you, I move on a better Lulu.

I’m not sure what lies ahead for me, but The Beatles said it best: “I don’t know why you say goodbye, I say hello.