Lucy Anderson:

Position: Library Director

Background: Public and Academic Libraries ● Children’s and Teen Librarian ● Emmanuel College and Simmons University

Lucy has worked in many types of libraries and decided that a small town like the place she grew up would be just right for her family. She and her husband moved to Elbow Lake with their kids, cats, and then added a dog.

When not at work you will find Lucy reading, walking, crafting, or working in the yard.

Fun Fact: Fall is her favorite season!


Pat Anderson:

Position: Library Assistant / Cataloger

Background: School Media ● Library Director in ND ● Thorson Memorial Library Alumni

When not at work you will likely find Pat spending time with her grandchildren, farming in ND, volunteering at church, or traveling with her sisters.

Fun Fact: Loves musical theatre.

Aaron Olson:

Position: Library Aid

Background: Attended College in Brainerd ●worked at Thorson Memorial Library for 20 years ● serves on the Pioneer Public Television advisory committee.

Aaron has an amazing memory and is our go to person when the rest of us can’t remember something. He is an integral part of the library’s staff, and often the first voice you will hear when calling the library.

When not at work you will likely find Aaron at his parents’ farm enjoying the outdoors, and working in the garden.

Fun Fact: Aaron likes animals and has been a horse enthusiast for years and has a loyal dog he keeps at the farm.

Brianna Miller:

Position: Children’s Services Coordinator

Background: Teacher ● Children’s Counselor  ● Northwestern College and Liberty University Graduate

Brianna enjoys igniting children’s imaginations, creativity, and desire to learn through books and the connection that reading together builds for children and parents.

When not at work Brianna enjoys spending time with her family, doing photography work, and reading.