Library Failure Confessions

Episode 1 – Annette M Vadnais

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Welcome to episode 1 of Library Failure Confessions from the League of Awesome Librarians. Our confessor in our debut episode is: Annette M Vadnais (she/her). She is the Student Success and Outreach Librarian at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst which serves 22,000 undergraduates. In this role, she promotes the libraries’ services and resources to the undergraduate population, focusing on first-year students, first-generation students, and transfer students. In her attempt to be approachable she is also known as the Purple Haired Librarian at UMass, Amherst. She even has an alias e-mail of

Library Failure Confessions is edited and produced by Sam Hansen and executive produced by Ashley Maynor. You can find more about the show at and you can submit your own confession story at

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Music and Sound Effects:
Calisson by Blue Dot Sessions
Ding Ding
Swish Up
Purse Rustle
Uh Oh
Slap Drop
Rebecca Black: Friday

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