Meet the Staff!

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Kate Nafz

How long have you worked at the library? 28 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? 29 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 Alex

How long have you worked at the library? 13 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: York

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? 4 years

What's your favorite thing about working at the library/why do you love your job?

I love connecting with families over our shared love of books. There is nothing better than helping kids find their next favorite book.  The library is a fun, creative and safe environment for kids and parents to come together.

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

Then: One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish , Blue Fish
Now: We Don't Eat Our Classmates

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

Then: The Dear America Diaries

Now: Inside Out and Back Again

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

Then: The Emperor's New Groove

Now: Tangled

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Ms Sarah

Ms Jenna

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 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? 13 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 Erin

How long have you worked at the library?  6 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? 2 years

What's your favorite thing about working at the library/why do you love your job? 

My favorite thing about working at the library is seeing all the books. I love my job because I get to work with books all the time.

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

Then: Llama Llama Red Pajama
Now:  Llama Llama Red Pajama

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

Then: Charlotte's Web

Now:  Lord of the Flies

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

Then: Cars

Now:  The Dark Knight

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Mr Jacob

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Mr Sidd

How long have you worked at the library?  4 months

What's your favorite thing about working at the library/why do you love your job? 

I've been going to the library since I was a little kid and working here is like giving back to the institution that was important in my formative years. Plus, putting back books is really fun and fulfilling.

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

Then: Curious George
Now: Locomotive

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

Then: Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Now: The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King

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

Then: Toy Story

Now:  The Empire Strikes Back

How long have you worked at the library? 2 months

What's your favorite thing about working at the library/why do you love your job? I like seeing kids come in all excited to get books

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

Then: Jesse Bear, What Will You Wear?
Now: Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type

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

Then: Percy Jackson: The Lightning Thief

Now:  The Alchemist

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

Then: Lars 2

Now:  Free Guy

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Mr Rohan

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Ms Julia

How long have you worked at the library?  1 month

What's your favorite thing about working at the library/why do you love your job? 

I love being surrounded by different books and little kids. My favorite part would have to be seeing all the little kids run around.

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

Then: Curious George
Now: Curious George

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

Then: Percy Jackson and the Olympians

Now: Shadow and Bone

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

Then: Frozen

Now:  Spiderman: No Way Home