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Upper left, Thunder Bay Public Library’s chief librarian John Pateman interacts with, clockwise from the bottom left, Joel St. Jacques, Joshua Brunet, in the hat; Luke Loree-Spacek, far rear, Noah-Gabriel Rochon, Adam Whitney, Kobie Harrisson and Cameron McQueen, while showing them the sports section in Mary J.L. Black Library in Thunder Bay. The boys attended the library on Saturday to meet Pateman.
Upper left, Thunder Bay Public Library’s chief librarian John Pateman interacts with, clockwise from the bottom left, Joel St. Jacques, Joshua Brunet, in the hat; Luke Loree-Spacek, far rear, Noah-Gabriel Rochon, Adam Whitney, Kobie Harrisson and Cameron McQueen, while showing them the sports section in Mary J.L. Black Library in Thunder Bay. The boys attended the library on Saturday to meet Pateman.

Thunder Bay’s public library system impressed one man so much that he is making the city his home and filling the position of chief librarian.

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