Tompers

Tompers, United States of America
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About Tom...

Updated 19th of January, 2024

I'm a Youth Services Librarian for Winnetka-Northfield Public Library District in Winnetka, Illinois USA. www.winnetkalibrary.org Working at a library is much fun and engaging!

Here's our promotional video for Summer Reading last year and I'm in it. Laugh as much as you want. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=802snlCrsXQ

When I'm not working I'm usually....

Performing - I belong to a comedy troupe, Playmakers Laboratory. Kids write it, adults perform it, humans love it. (website: www.playmakerslab.org)

Journaling - Been chronicling my history for over 35 years.

Comic Books - Collecting for almost 40 years - X-Men, Fantastic Four, Avengers, Birds of Prey, and Nightwing are some of the over 25 titles I get. Every night before I sleep I post about the comic book that I read. #comicbeforebed Check out my instagram profile to see what I've been reading.

Reading - I generally read fiction that slants towards fantasy and science-fiction, juvenile through adult.

What do I recommend?

Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake - young adult fantasy
The Expanse series by James S. A. Corey - adult sci-fi
Gideon the Ninth by Tasmyn Muir - adult fantasy and sci-fi
Eye of Isis series by Dana Stabenow - adult historical fiction
East of West from Image Comics - adult fantasy and sci-fi
The Alex Verus series by Benedict Jacka - adult fantasy
Stitches: A Memoir by David Small - adult graphic novel
Blood on the Tracks by Shuzo Oshimi - adult horror manga

Current TV -
Finished up What If...?? and now watching Percy Jackson on Disney+
Finally watching Adventure Time and Doctor Who on MAX

Video Games
Nintendo Switch: Fae Farm, Diablo 3, Overcooked 1 and 2, Wingspan, Mario Party and Kart, Final Fantasy VII, Unpacking
XBox One: Starfield and Diablo 4

Board/Card games: The Crew, 7 Wonders, Catan, Splendor, Moonrakers, Wingspan, Dragonwood. Machi Koro, Dominion, Secret Cities, Dungeons and Dragons

I live on the north side of Chicago in a neighborhood called Rogers Park. Lake Michigan isn't far so I enjoy walking by it in all the seasons.

I'm open to ALL postcards, especially the ones you think people don't like. But if you need some inspiration - anything with sci-fi, fantasy, heroes, mythology, surrealism, libraries, and literature. I'm fine with cards in envelopes too.

Write to me about
- a book that you want to recommend
- a goal to achieve
- a fear that you conquered
- a game I should be playing
- if you could have a superpower which one would you have
- a food/meal that you enjoy having repeatedly
- a secret you want to share (and yes technically I know it's no longer a secret since I know)
- anything that comes to mind

I'm also open to ALL stickers and washi tape, however you want to decorate the postcard.

Thank you for being amazing!

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