[infobox color=”#dddddd” textcolor=”#0a0a0a”]Lea la historia en español[/infobox]Grand Rapids native Sheila García fell in love with being a librarian while working with immigrants and the Latino community in her city’s library.

For Jesus Espinoza, it was helping community members navigate the digital work that did the trick.

And for Edras Rodríguez-Torres it was helping document the work of Puerto Rican civil rights advocates in Chicago that helped cement his love for working in a library.

All three arrived on campus this fall as the cohort of a new Resident Librarian program that focuses on diversity, part of a nationwide initiative to increase diversity within the ranks of academic and research libraries.

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