The Things I Can’t Live Without | Julie Sieg

Julie Sieg shares the things she can't live without

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Julie is a Florida-native with deep roots in Marion County. She has been the director of the Marion County Public Library System since 1993. “While many things have changed over the years, these things remain vital in my life.”

1

Family

My husband, Rod, son Zach, sisters Kathryn, Marge and Lisa, nieces and nephew, are my anchor, support, peace, pride and joy. I often joke that, with my extended family, I am related to half of Marion County.

2

Marion County Public Library

I began my career motivated by life-long learning. I have continued with the motivation to be part of a community institution that makes a difference in the lives of others. The talented, friendly and engaging staff I work with make a difference in our community each and every day.

3

Pups

Always conveying unconditional love, my four pups. Thank you, Marion County Animal Services, for precious rescue, Sadie (top left), and Chi University (formerly Chi Institute), for keeping Rudy (bottom left) free from seizures through acupuncture. 

4

Family Dinners and Good Food

Our family regularly enjoys family dinners to celebrate anything and everything. While at work, I enjoy the convenience, variety and freshness from the Fiery Chef and Latin flavors from Latinos y Mas, Café Havana and Paradise Bakery and Café.

Latinos y Mas
African violet or violet saintpaulias flowers close up. Blossomi

5

Plants

Flowers and plants bring such beauty and pleasure to my world. My go-to place that fully embraces such beauty is The Peacock Cottage.

6

Music

Having grown up with music of all genres, I get re-charged by attending the concerts at the Reilly Arts Center.

7

Kindness and Respect

Everyone deserves it!

8

Jewelry

I love beautiful, funky, colorful and unique jewelry! My husband has been a gem (pun intended) and regularly gifts me with hand-crafted jewelry from FAFO and other arts and craft community events.

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