As part of the federal work-study program, the Library employees a corp of student assistants during the academic year. If you are a student at Huntingdon and are interested in working in the Library, you may contact Mrs. Margaret Kinney, Head of Circulation.
Annually, the Library bestows the Libris Award upon an outstanding library student assistant. This award scholarship is presented on the annual college awards day convocation. (See the "Awards" page for further information.)
While Huntingdon’s most famous ghost is by far The Red Lady (see the story in 13
Over the years there have been “encounters” with Frank: Reports of odd visions on the fourth stack level of the original library building, heavy oak doors mysteriously closing on their own, moans in a decidedly male voice, books sighted on shelves suddenly found opened on a table … just the usual ghostly mischief.
Frank is also somewhat productive, as he assists in maintaining the Library’s Facebook page. Regretably, he isn’t much help with reshelving books or DVDs in the film room. That, our student assistants must still do.
Office: Somewhere in the Library
The Houghton Memorial Library is maintained and supported by a corps of professional faculty and support personnel. At the spring 2007 annual meeting of the Alabama chapter of the Association of College & Research Libraries (AACRL), the faculty and staff of the Huntingdon College Library were presented with the Association's Significant Contribution Award.
(Pictured L to R: Nordis J. Smith, Joel Godfrey, Yvonne Williams, Flora G. Reese, Margaret Kinney -- Accepting the AACRL Significant Contribution Award, now known as the Sue O. Medina Award for Significant Contribution)
Marjorie Korb - Library Assistant/Evenings&Weekends
Richard Kerwin - Library Assistant/Evenings&Weekends