Join us in celebrating Nancy Rimassa Day

Norman Public Library Central invites the community to Nancy Rimassa Day at the library on Monday, April 27. The day is dedicated to the library’s Computer Training Center Manager, who is retiring at the end of this month.

The day will feature come-and-go donuts from 9 to 10:30 a.m. in the Computer Training Center of the library. A reception will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. in Rooms A and B.

Rimassa has been with the library for nearly a decade, starting as a volunteer in the CTC under the first manager of the CTC.

During her tenure with Pioneer Library System, Nancy has watched the classes and offerings in the CTC change and expand. What once was a place for Microsoft program instruction and perhaps a few Internet classes is now wide-ranging, both in topic and by ages of patrons being served.

“We added programs for kids, tweens and teens, we added camps on how to make a film with moviemaker software, and we’ve done library skills for tweens and teens as a weeklong camp,” Nancy said. “This is how you do research, then you go over to Microsoft Word to create your document, you can use PowerPoint for presentations. It’s very practical.”

Rimassa plans to spend retirement doing a little more gardening and hopefully a lot more painting. And she won’t be surprised if she turns back up at the library back in the role that first brought her here, as a volunteer helping computer users.