Describe your educational background? 
I earned a degree in Special Education from Bowling Green State University in Ohio and my Master of Library Science from Kent State. Then I had the good fortune to work with one of the finest children’s librarians in Ohio; Kathy East.

What inspired you to pursue a career in the library? 
I like solving problems and connecting people either with services or resources. I also like the variety of work; no two days are the same!

How would you describe your position to others? 
It is multifaceted; you are a balanced combination of building manager, staff mentor, community liaison, trainer, public servant and guide.

What do you enjoy most about your job at GCPL? 
My staff…without a doubt. They make things happen, they are a joy to lead and mentor. There is so much talent here, I am always amazed.

What is your all time favorite book? 
Yikes! Anything by Kate DiCamillo

What are 3 things you enjoy doing outside of work? 
Watch old movies on TCM, read, listen to music…all kinds of music.

What is something exciting about you that most people don’t know? 
I sang with Peter, Paul and Mary at Blossom Music Center.