Board & Staff

Board of Trustees

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Pictured left to right: Craig Lawrence, Mike Gouldin, Patrice Cummings, Donald Burset,
Lucy Orfan, Terry Thompson, Maribeth Southworth, Frances Wood, John La Duc.

Vice President
Mayor’s Designee

Link here for Board of Trustees members’ biographies.


Library Staff Members

Rosalie Baker

Technical Services Manager

Specialty:         Cataloging library materials

What Rosalie likes best about her job:

I really enjoy seeing all of the new titles we receive and making them available to the public.



Felicia Nigro Ballard Felicia

Librarian Intern

Specialty:         Youth Services

What Felicia likes best about her job:

The books…the people…the people…the books!


Michaele CaseyMC Retirement photo

Youth Services Interim Manager

Specialty:      Program presentations

What Michaele likes best about her job:

Seeing the excitement in a child’s eyes when reading or telling a story, then watching them imitate the process to their parent.  WOW – it’s a rush!


Jim Droney         Jim

Systems Analyst     

Specialty:      IT Systems Management

What Jim likes best about his job:

The complexity and the never-ending challenges.



Madelyn English


Adult Program Manager

Public Relations Manager

Business Manager

Specialty:         Programs and publicity materials

What Madelyn likes best about her job:

I like the variety of subjects we cover in our programs and the many interesting people I meet through my job at the library – whether presenters, library users, artists or musicians.


Evelyn Fischel


Public Relations / Program Assistant

Specialty:        Social Media

What Evelyn likes best about her job:

I love to get the library’s foot in the door of the web-connected world.



Sarah FretzSarah

Assistant Readers’ Services Manager

Specialty:         Reader’s Advisory

What Sarah likes best about her job:

Helping the patrons


Sarah GillisSarah Gillis

Readers’ Services Assistant

Specialty:     Reader’s Advisory

What Sarah likes best about her job:

I like talking about books and recommending books to patrons.



April L. JudgeApril-web

Executive Director

Specialty:  Working in a variety of positions in public libraries and starting my career as a children’s librarian.  Youth Services is still one of my specialties.  Planning and presenting programs including book discussion groups is second.

What April likes best about her job:   

Working with members of the comunity to meet their reading and informational needs is very rewarding.



Pat Kennedy-Grant

Readers’ Services Manager / Facilities Manager


Finding answers to questions and encouraging patrons to experience all the diverse services we have to offer.

What Pat likes best about her job:

I love solving problems and working with patrons to create the best possible library experience.



Felipe Labastida  Felipe


Specialty:  Maintenance:  anything & everything

What Felipe likes best about his job:

The people are nice to me.


Susan Popper


Readers’ Services Assistant

Specialty:       Collection Development – British Series

What Susan likes best about her job:

I like the patron interaction especially when recommending books or films…it makes my job more interesting and informative; I also appreciate learning about new technologies which help to make me less of a dinosaur.



Anne PostAnne

Youth Services Manager Assistant

Specialty:         Preparation and presentation of Story Times

What Anne likes best about her job:

I most enjoy helping our youngest patrons and their families by encouraging them to explore “what they like” at the library.



Kathy RedlingKathy Redling

Readers’ Services Assistant

Specialty:         Music Collection

What Kathy likes best about her job:

I love to see the smiles on patrons’ faces when they return an item I recommended for them.



Krista Sperr

Krista Sperr

Readers’ Services Assistant

Specialty: Reader’s Advisory

What Krista likes best about her job:

Seeing all of the great library materials come and go and getting to know our wonderful patrons!



Ryan Scott Weber


Technical Services Assistant

Readers’ Services Assistant

Specialty:         Knowing the DVD catalog inside and out

What Ryan likes best about his job:

What I like best is working with the community. 



Janice KildeaJanice Kildea

Readers’ Services Assistant

Specialty:         Reader’s Advisory

What Janice likes best about her job:

What I like best is reading the children’s picture books when no one is looking.. 



Laura RiedelLaura Riedel

Assistant to the Director

Specialty:        Being helpful.

What Laura likes best about her job:

What I like best is being involved in an organization that adds so much value to the community. I love seeing so many people enjoying all the library has to offer.