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LibConnect: Laura Rhoden

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Laura Rhoden

Birthday:  September 19th 

Work Anniversary:  May 17th 


  • Color:  teal blue
  • Flower: hydrangea
  • Fast Food: pizza from Marcos and Pizza Hut personal pan cheese pizza, Chik-fil-A breakfast
  • Soda: Cheerwine, Dr. Pepper
  • Tea:  Sweet iced tea (Milos)
  • Snack: white cheddar Cheetos, Cheez-Its, Munchies, puppy chow, brownies
  • Coffee: Beach Girl Coffee, Tim Hortons, Eight O'Clock, Drowsy Poet
  • Candy: Snickers, Almond Joy, M&Ms
  • Cake/Cupcake: Strawberry, Chocolate cake, Chocolate cupcakes with peanut butter icing
  • Scent: pumpkin spice, vanilla, citrus, and winter/Christmasy spice smells 
  • Gift Cards:  Chik-fil-A, Amazon, Revive (
  • Ice Cream:  Culver's chocolate custard with Reese's cups, Ben & Jerry's Phish Food

Meet Laura

Laura has been a librarian at CSU since 2017. Before moving to the Alabama Gulf Coast, she also lived in North Carolina and Mississippi. Laura attended Blue Mountain College, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and North Carolina Central University, and has degrees in English, psychology, divinity, and library science.

Laura has been married to her husband, Bryan, since 2002 and has two children (Pierce, 18, and Savannah, 15), two dogs (Jax and Ginny) and four chickens (Bluebell, Pip, Rosie, and Sunny) who keep her very busy outside of work!

Laura's Photos

Laura's Pets


  • Hiking
  • Reading
  • Going to small-town craft festivals
  • Watching Hallmark Christmas movies

Other Favorites

  • Holiday M&Ms
  • Sugar cookies
  • Reese's (Christmas tree-shaped)
  • Oreo balls
  • Buckeyes
  • Hershey's Kisses
  • Peanut butter kiss cookies
  • Puppy chow
  • Peppermint or Christmasy teas
  • Barnies White Christmas coffee
  • Favorite Christmas-time movie: A Christmas Movie Christmas 
  • Peeps
  • Cadbury Creme Eggs
  • Jelly Belllies
  • Rice Krispie Treats
  • Eastery cupcakes
  • Rice Krispie Treats
  • Red, white & blue cupcakes
  • Peach tea
  • Puppy chow
  • Any kind of mini chocolate candies:  Snickers, Reese's, etc.
  • Lik-a-Stix candy
  • Pixy Stix
  • Hershey's Kisses
  • Popcorn balls
  • Halloweeny cupcakes
  • Puppy chow
  • Rice Krispie Treats
  • M&Ms
  • Chicken Biskit crackers
  • Cheez-Its
  • Munchies
  • Trail mix
  • Puppy chow