Brenda Biesterfeld at library
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Library dispute

Former library aide Brenda Biesterfeld was fired soon after she told police about a man who was allegedly viewing child pornography in the Lindsay branch of the Tulare County library. Tulare County officials say her police report did not get her fired. (Steve R. Fujimoto / Visalia Times-Delta)
Roland Soltesz, left, communicates with client Donny Lynn Chrisler in a Porterville, Calif., courtroom March 19. Chrisler, who is deaf and mute, is a regular at the Lindsay library. (Ron Holman / Visalia Times-Delta)
Biesterfeld, left, and supporter Amber Youngblood listen in on a interview with Soltesz, who’s representing Chrisler in the child-porn case. (Ron Holman / Visalia Times-Delta)
The Rev. Karen Stoffers of Lindsay United Methodist Church leads a vigil in support of Biesterfeld in front of the Lindsay library. (Johanna Coyne / Visalia Times-Delta)
Former library aide Brenda Biesterfeld, left, stands with supporter Amber Youngblood at a vigil outside the Lindsay, Calif., library. Tulare County officials say Biesterfeld’s report to police did not get her fired. (Johanna Coyne / Visalia Times-Delta)