Centenarian is Austria’s oldest librarian

Hermine Brummeir is set to become Upper Austria’s oldest library member as she prepares to celebrate her 100th birthday.The century-old Librarian at the public library in Wels, Upper Austria, is still spry and for more than 40 years has been checking out books, especially detective stores which are her special passion.She also does dozens of crossword puzzles each month. “That is also exciting and helps keep me mentally fit,” she said.”I cook for myself at home almost every day, but I usually buy a crispy chicken at a market on Saturdays,” she noted, adding that she also enjoyed an occasional glass of red wine.Brummeir added that she was proud of her low bad-cholesterol count.