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Our Team

Departments & Staff




Jeana Gockley

Library Director

Lisa Brown

Administrative Assistant

Technical Services

Alyssa Berry

Technical Services Librarian

Reference Department

Patty Crane

Reference Librarian

Children’s Department

Christina Matekel

Children’s Librarian

Teen’s Department

Beth Snow

Teen Librarian

Computer Systems

Justin Kelly

Information Systems/IT Manager

Collection Development

Linda Cannon

Collection Development Librarian

Circulation Department

Eden Elliott

Circulation Supervisor

Post Art Library

Jill Halbach

Executive Director

The Post Art Library (PAL) is a privately endowed special library and art gallery located inside our new library building.

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