Our responsive and knowledgeable staff always strives to provide a high level of service and satisfaction. We are here to help you find the information you need and the services and resources you want. Need a recommendation? Can’t find something? Not sure how to download something? Ask us! That’s what we’re here for.
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Joanna’s position oversees the operation of the Materials Services Department and manages the Library’s financial and human resource functions. She works with the Assistant Materials Services Manager to ensure smooth organization, processing, and cataloging of library materials. Additionally, Joanna supports the Library Director by providing analysis on key library analytics, budget reports, and human resources support. She has been with the Library since 2007 and has a Masters of Library and Information Science from Dominican University. Joanna prefers narrative non-fiction titles, particularly those that vividly blend character and story.
In addition to creating our tri-annual Bookplate newsletter, Fran is responsible for our in-house communications, signs, flyers, social media, e-newsletter and press releases. Fran attended the University of Virginia and earned a BA in Latin American Studies and Spanish before earning her MBA in Marketing from the University of Pittsburgh. Prior to joining our RFPL team in 2013, Fran was Director of Marketing for a commercial real estate firm and a marketing consultant. Her favorite genre? Historical fiction.
Beth manages and maintains the middle school and teen collections, plans and delivers an exciting selection of programs, and provides reader’s advisory and reference services to teens and middle schoolers. In addition, Beth maintains the Library’s website. A crafter extraordinaire and music lover, Beth shares these passions in many of her programs. Beth has a Music Education Degree from Alma College and received her MLIS from Dominican University. Her favorite genres are mystery and fantasy books.
Andrea joined RFPL in July of 2016. She supports the adult and teen services department by providing reference, readers’ advisory, and technology assistance to patrons. She also maintains and develops our digital collection. Andrea has a BA in English Literature from DePaul University and just completed her Masters in Library & Information Studies at University of Wisconsin-Madison. If you need a video game or graphic novel recommendation, Andrea is the one to ask. She’s also a fan of B-rated horror movies.
Meghan joined the library in 2016 and provides reference, readers advisory, and technology-related assistance to our patrons. In addition, she creates book displays, bookmarks, handouts and other materials as needed. Meghan also manages the large print collection and helps administer our summer reading program. She enjoys all types of books but one of her favorite genres is thrillers. Meghan is currently finishing her BA in History at Dominican University, and will begin her MLIS studies there in the fall.