MONA ROGERS (LEFT) will retire this month as head of the Sarah Partridge Library, and pass the leadership baton to Laura Fetterolf.
Independent photo/John Flowers
EAST MIDDLEBURY — Mona Rogers had an impressive resume to show off when she interviewed to lead the Sarah Partridge Library in East Middlebury back in 2003.
Educator. Business owner. World traveler. And, back in her teen years, experience as an assistant at the library in Massapequa, N.Y., where she grew up.
But she believes it was a humorous-but-frank revelation she offered during her interview with then-Ilsley Library Executive Director David Clark that clinched the East Middlebury job.
“I explained very logically to Dave that my whole house was arranged by the Dewey Decimal System,” Rogers...