Library Staff

Connee Woods, Library Director

 "Hi, I'm Connee.  I'm married, mother of two, grandmother of seve, great-grandma to two and am a retired social worker.  I LOVE Life!  I live on an acerage with my husband, 4 horses, two dogs, and assorted cats.  I also love to READ.  Stop in and meet me at our library.  I will look forward to it."

Shannon Pascual, librarian

Shannon lives in Ruthven with her husband Jaime.  She grew up in Sheffield, Iowa and is a graduate of the University of Norhtern Iowa with a B.A. in Foods and Nutrition.  She was awarded an MDiv from United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities and served churches for 15 years before moving to NW Iowa to be closer to family.  She enjoys reading crime thrillers, listening to podcasts, and working in the yard or riding bike when the weather is nice.  Shannon is excited to start her journey at the library and share her love for books with others.

Bobbi Marlow, librarian

Bobbi has lived in Ruthven for the last 5 years.  Prior to she lived in Sioux Falls for 30 plus years.  In 202, she married Rick Marlow.  She has a 28 year old son who still lives in Sioux Falls.  Rick and Bobbi have 2 dogs.  After marrying Rick Bobbi inherited grandchildren and loves them.  Bobbi loves books, dogs and cows.  Bobbi's favorite author is James Patterson.  Working at the library is a dream job for Bobbi.  She cannot wait to share her love of books with others and learn about many other people.