BACKLIT: Patti Bateman

Patti Bateman is the Director of Library and Cultural Services Department for the City of Aurora. She has been employed by the city since 1977 after starting at the library with a 40-hour a week job as a clerk at the library. Bateman received a masters in Library Science as she progressed through the ranks at the library. Pictured with Bateman are two of her dogs, both Italian Greyhounds – sisters from the same litter. – Diva on the right and Dani in the center. Bateman is set to retire from the library and working with the city later in the Spring.
Photo by Philip B. Poston/Sentinel Colorado