Peggy Appleman is a librarian whose last job before retiring was as a photo librarian of the local history division of the DC Public Library. She has worn several other hats, including geologist, yarn store manager, and exhibits researcher at the Smithsonian’s Museum of Natural History.
Her bachelor’s degree is in geology. She also holds an MA in history and a master’s degree in library and information science, specializing in archives.
Since moving to Idaho in 2005, she has volunteered at the Coeur d’Alene library and has been an active member of the local AAUW. She has been a member of the Habitat of North Idaho board since 2020.
She enjoys traveling, knitting, and reading. She has one child, a daughter, who teaches chemistry at Sacramento State University.