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PPL Alum

PPL welcomes individuals from all walks of life and each has a unique story to tell — stories that illustrate the positive impact our library makes in the lives of those we serve. Stories that YOU make possible!
Meet some of our PPL Alum.

Dora Betancur
I am from Columbia, where I worked as a social psychologist.  I have lived here since 2004 and have been trying to find work in my area of expertise, but it is very hard not knowing English.  A few years ago I learned about the Library’s RIFLI program and have been working since then to ...
Claudia Zompa
I love to read! I feed my soul with reading — I read every day. I enjoy novels, biographies, murder, mystery & mayhem. I also feed others by cooking and baking for them — so I check out a lot of cookbooks from PPL! Most of my interaction is with the lovely ladies at the ...
Grace Diaz
I am happy to say that I came to PPL for some adult education and was able to connect and register for the Data Navigator class. I am glad that the PPL is dedicating resources and time to help the adult workforce improve their professional skills. The Data Navigator class is excellent for those workers ...