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Full Time Staff


Interim Library Director
Paul Schaffer


Sarah Sachs, Youth Services Librarian
Public Services Manager
Sarah Sachs


Xan VanArsdale, Library Clerk
Circulation Services Manager
Xan VanArsdale  


Dawn Bartow, Senior Clerk
Business and HR Manager
Finances & Statistical Records

Dawn Bartow

Computer Technician/Library Aide
Tony Wells

Public Computing Center

Bobby Gordon, PCC Coordinator
Public Computer Center Coordinator
Barbara "Bobby" Gordon

Part Time Staff

Library Clerk - Circulation Desk
Cheryl Gardner

Library Aide
Sarah Alan
Erin Gingrich
Bali MacKentley
Paul Schaffer

Bradley Hewitson

Library Aide - Cleaner
Donald Shanty, Sr.

Library Volunteers
Ruth Carrington
Janice Demick
Evalyn Duncan
Beth Grace

Dennis Eickhoff


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Last Update - August 23, 2016
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