Library Staff

 

Libraries aren't just books, spaces, or materials, they're also people! 

Meet the people who are a part of our library.

 

 


Liz King

Liz King, Library Director

Ph: 319-624-2678

 

We’re pleased to finish up our Staff Spotlight series by introducing the newest member of our team, Library Director Liz King! Liz stepped into her role as Director last month, joining our team by way of Kansas City. With a master’s degree in Library Science and experience in a variety of library and professional settings, Liz’s prioritization of staff safety and wellbeing is always at the forefront. Her fresh eyes, positive energy, and sense of adventure in our team meetings have already led to some new, fun community programs! Help welcome Liz to our community: book a Library Visit to say hello! (February 2021)

 


Alexis, Adult Services Librarian
 

Adult Services Librarian Alexis’s enthusiasm for planning fun events, love of baking, and special attention to detail in the displays she designs are just part of what makes her a valued member of our library team. With a background in education and a creative approach to adult services, she is able to help patrons navigate their devices and bring fresh and fun experiences to our community. Her ability to meet the specific needs of our patrons and pivot in response to new opportunities is a true asset to our library community.

To learn more about Adult Services and the programs offered, visit our "For Adults" page or speak with Alexis during your next visit.


Cassi

Cassi, Youth Services Librarian

 

Youth Services Librarian Cassi’s passion for a great book, working with the youth, and creating a safe space for all, really shines through each day. Cassi's joy and passion for learning can be seen in all the programs she shares with the community. Her weekly story times and Grab & Go activities are filled with love for the communities she serves.Cassi’s ability to engage children from birth through teens is showcased in unique programs that create lifelong library users. Her leadership abilities and passion for her projects make her an excellent member of our library team. 

To learn more about youth services and programs offered, visit our For Children page or For Teens page or speak with Cassi during your next visit.


Deena

Deena, Teen Services Librarian

 

Teen Services Librarian, Deena (pronounced “DAY-na”), has a knack for connecting with teens and youth both inside and outside the library building. In her work with our Teen Advisory Board, she seeks to provide teens space to connect with friends and prioritizes their voices when planning programming. Deena is a key reason that community teens have a positive relationship with our library! Her personal artistic talent alongside her focus and ability to tackle projects and tasks behind the scenes, in addition to her friendly demeanour, contribute to making her an invaluable part of our library team.

To learn more about Teen Services and the programs offered, visit our "For Teens" page or speak with Deena during your next visit.


Megan

Megan, Communications Specialist

As our webmaster and resident technical expert, Megan has transformed our website into a vibrant source of information, always working to make things better. She shows initiative on exploring new ways to connect with our community and is an organized problem-solver who never gives up in the face of a challenge. Having served for a time on the Library Board, she has a unique perspective of the many facets of library work. Megan builds relationships with those around her and brings a sense of fun to the library and is an important part of our library team.

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Sherri

 

Sherri, Cataloging Librarian

As our library cataloguer and custodian, Sherri is incredibly knowledgeable in the details of our library. Starting first as a volunteer, she is now the longest-employed member on staff. She is incredibly compassionate, ensuring our patrons feel welcome and staff are supported. While she may think of herself as a thorn in the side of tech support, we see her as a dedicated problem-solver who isn’t afraid to ask questions! Sherri is a whirlwind of energy, whether she’s getting new books catalogued or washing the front door windows, her eye for detail and positive energy brings so much joy to our library community!


Solon Public Library Staff