Meet the Staff!

Kate Nafz

How long have you worked at the library? 25 years

What's your favorite thing about working at the library/why do you love your job? I love to connect books with children. I am excited about reading & I love kids, so my job is so much fun. Plus, I get to play with puppets!

What was your favorite picture book as a kid? How about now?

Then: Bread & Jam For Frances / Madeline
Now: Library Lion / Miss Rumphius

What was your favorite chapter book as a kid? How about now?

Then: From the Mixed Up Files / Harriet the Spy

Now: Wonderstruck / Out Of My Mind

What was your favorite movie as a kid? How about now?

Then: Mary Poppins / Sound of Music / Princess Bride

Now: Shrek / Howl's Moving Castle

How long have you worked at the library? 26 years

What's your favorite thing about working at the library/why do you love your job? I love interacting with the children and I love that I get to do so many different things. It's wonderful to be surrounded by books and great people.

What was your favorite picture book as a kid? How about now?

Then: Berenstain Bears
Now: LMNO Peas / Children Make Terrible Pets

What was your favorite chapter book as a kid? How about now?

Then: Hello, Wrong Number

Now: Roller Girl

What was your favorite movie as a kid? How about now?

Then: Mary Poppins / Toy Story

Now: Trolls

Ms JoAnna

Ms Jenna

How long have you worked at the library? 11 years

What's your favorite thing about working at the library/why do you love your job? I love getting to meet and interact with lots of new and different people!

What was your favorite picture book as a kid? How about now?

Then: The Hungry Caterpillar
Now: The End/Tacky Series

What was your favorite chapter book as a kid? How about now?

Then: Wayside School is Falling Down

Now: Howl's Moving Castle

What was your favorite movie as a kid? How about now?

Then: Beauty and the Beast

Now: A League of Their Own

How long have you worked at the library? 10 years

What's your favorite thing about working at the library/why do you love your job? Every day is different! We have such fun and exciting programs that always make for a unique experience.

What was your favorite picture book as a kid? How about now?

Then: Piggie Pie
Now: How I Became a Pirate/The Day the Crayons Quit

What was your favorite chapter book as a kid? How about now?

Then: The Bad Beginning

Now: The City of Ember

What was your favorite movie as a kid? How about now?

Then: Coraline

Now: Zootopia

Ms Frankie

Ms Alex

How long have you worked at the library? 10 years

What's your favorite thing about working at the library/why do you love your job? The library has always played a big role in my life and I love being able to make a positive influence on the kids like Kate did for me when I was little. Seeing a kid's face light up after reading a book I suggested or seeing their big smiles after leaving a program really makes my day!

What was your favorite picture book as a kid? How about now?

Then: Time for Bed
Now: Oh, The Places You'll Go!

What was your favorite chapter book as a kid? How about now?

Then: The Doll People 

Now: Escape From Mr. Lemoncello's Library

What was your favorite movie as a kid? How about now?

Then: Home Alone/Bambi

Now: Princess Bride/Inside Out

How long have you worked at the library? 14 years

What's your favorite thing about working at the library/why do you love your job? I really like that my children's room colleagues are like a family. I also love seeing and reading all the new children's books.

What was your favorite picture book as a kid? How about now?

Then: Pizza for Breakfast
Now: A Ball for Daisy

What was your favorite chapter book as a kid? How about now?

Then: Freak the Mighty

Now: Fallout

What was your favorite movie as a kid? How about now?

Then: Aladdin

Now: Toy Story 3

Mr Alex

Miss Erin

How long have you worked at the library? 2 year​s

What's your favorite thing about working at the library/why do you love your job? I love books and children so I love working with the kids to help them enjoy all that the Children's room has to offer. The library also lets me be creative which is so much fun!

What was your favorite picture book as a kid? How about now?

Then: Froggy Goes to the Doctor/ The Sleep Book
Now: You're Only Old Once!

What was your favorite chapter book as a kid? How about now?

Then: Junie B Jones series

Now: George's Marvelous Medicine

What was your favorite movie as a kid? How about now?

Then: Princess Bride

Now: Mulan

How long have you worked at the library?  7 month

What's your favorite thing about working at the library/why do you love your job? I love helping kids and patrons with book suggestions and I love reading in general!

What was your favorite picture book as a kid? How about now?

Then: Click Clack Moo
Now: The Book with No Pictures

What was your favorite chapter book as a kid? How about now?

Then: Series of Unfortunate Events

Now: Out of My Mind

What was your favorite movie as a kid? How about now?

Then: Winnie the Pooh

Now: Finding Nemo

Miss Amirta

Miss Melissa

How long have you worked at the library?  I started in September 2019

What's your favorite thing about working at the library/why do you love your job? I love working here because I have great memories of coming here when I was little, it feels as if I have come full circle by working at this library.  Also, this is such a positive atmosphere.  Everyone that works in the children's department is extremely kind.

What was your favorite picture book as a kid? How about now?

Then: The Giving Tree
Now: All the Dr. Seuss Books

What was your favorite chapter book as a kid? How about now?

Then: Magic Tree House

Now: Diary of a Wimpy Kid

What was your favorite movie as a kid? How about now?

Then: Finding Nemo

Now: Frozen

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