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Snapshot: Greg Thurston, library volunteer

Snapshot: Greg Thurston, library volunteer

June 12th, 2011 in News

Greg Thurston stamps books removed from the collection Thursday morning at Missouri River Regional Library in Jefferson City. Thurston, 55, has volunteered for seven years. His personal attendant, Carol Rademann, is seated at left.

Photo by Angie Hutschrieder

Greg Thurston's favorite word is "productive."

His volunteer work at Missouri River Regional Library allows him to be just that as he sits with personal attendant Carol Rademann, stamping books.

Stamping more than 200 books each half day he works, Thurston plays a key role in helping prepare pulled items from the library's collection for the annual spring book sale.

Thurston also spends time in the children's department alphabetizing books when he is caught up with ....