Library Experience

VERONA PUBLIC LIBRARY | Verona, NJ
Senior Librarian, Head of Youth Services
Started August 2021

EAST BRUNSWICK PUBLIC LIBRARY | East Brunswick, NJ
Teen and Youth Services Librarian
January 2020 through August 2021

SUMMIT FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY | Summit, NJ
Youth Services Librarian
September 2017 through January 2020

• Provided reference and reader’s advisory in the Children’s and Teen Rooms;
• Collection development and management for the Children’s, Teen, and Graphic Novel collections;
• Children and Teen programming, including literature-based programs, crafts, STEAM, and makerspace activities;
• Assisted patrons in using computer resources and other technology, including digital libraries;
• Created visually appealing library displays;

CALDWELL PUBLIC LIBRARY  | Caldwell, NJ

Youth Services Library Assistant
October 2015 through August 2017

• Provided reference help and readers advisory;
• Prepared and presented two weekly Story Times and crafts;
• Planned monthly programs;
• Designed dynamic flyers and banners;
• Created engaging and relevant book displays;
• Maintained the library’s social media accounts;
• Provided scheduled IT support.

DREW UNIVERSITY LIBRARY | Madison, NJ
Circulation Supervisor
February 2015 through September 2017

• Served patrons and provided access services;
• Trained and supervised circulation student assistants;
• Navigated minor facilities issues;
• Maintained safety of building, patrons, and collections;
• Contacted patrons with lost and overdue items;
• Scheduled bill reports and followed up with fines and lost library materials.

COUNTY COLLEGE OF MORRIS | Randolph, NJ
Library Services Assistant
April 2011 through September 2015

• Helped patrons by locating items and providing technical assistance;
• Charged/discharged library materials;
• Processed new patron registration;
• Sorted and shelved materials according to library classification;
• Collected fines for lost and overdue items.

See the rest of my experience, skills, and accomplishments on my full resume.

LIBRARY MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS

  • American Library Association (ALA)
    • Young Adult Library Association (YALSA)
    • Rainbow Round Table (RRT)
  • New Jersey Library Association (NJLA)
    • Young Adult Services Section (YASS)

COMMITTEES AND SECTIONS

  • Rainbow Book List Committee Chair 2021
  • Rainbow Book List Committee Member 2020
  • Garden State Teen Book Awards (GSTBA) Committee & Reader 2019, 2020, 2021
  • NJLA Emerging Leader 2018-2019

ADDITIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • NetGalley
  • Edelweiss Plus
  • Goodreads Librarian

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