Library Administrative Staff
Julie Brooks - Chief Executive Officer
Julie Brooks oversees the operation of the Library system, including the development of services to the public, funding, personnel management and community relations. Julie has a B.A. in English and an MLS from Kent State University.
Samantha Chada - Director, Communications & Technology
Samantha Chada's responsibilities include marketing the Library on social media sites, training staff and the public on new technology available to access library materials, and selects audiobooks and ebooks for the collection. Samantha has a B.A. in Sociology from Bowling Green State University and an MLIS from Kent State University.
Terri Estel - Director, Programming and Strategic Planning
Terri Estel provides administrative and professional assistance to the Library Director in the direction and supervision of the Library. She is responsible for the coordination of policies and procedures; coordinates grant writing, and supervises the public service staff. Additionally, she coordinates the adult book discussion program and selects videos for the Library system. Terri has a B.A. in History from Ohio Northern and an MLS from Case Western Reserve.
Ron Davidson - Special Collections Librarian
Ron Davidson serves under the Head of Reference and Museum Services and is responsible for the preservation, cataloging, and displaying of historic documents. He assists in the planning, promoting, and presenting of local history and archival programs and tours. He provides reference services to individuals, groups, and agencies and maintains detailed records of the location and description of historical documents. Ron has an MLS from SUNY and an M.A. in Public History from Kent State University.
Lori Esposito - Coordinator, Public Relations
Lori Esposito coordinates all public relations and communications, including the Library's newsletter, website and Facebook accounts. Lori has an Associate of Applied Business from BGSU Firelands College.
Lindsey Levinsohn - Associate Director, Children's Services
Lindsey is responsible for the selection of materials for school-aged children, as well as the development of services and programs for tweens and teens. She holds B.A. degrees in History and Popular Culture from Bowling Green State University as well as a Master's of Library and Information Science from Kent State University.
Maggie Marconi - Museum Administrator
Maggie Marconi oversees the Library's Follett House Museum. She chairs the Museum Acquisition Committee, and develops local history exhibitis and programs. Maggie holds B.A. in History (with a minor in French) from Earlham College , Richmond, IN, and a M.A. in History Museum Studies from the Cooperstown Graduate Program in History Museum Studies in Cooperstown, NY.
Joel Mazza - Chief Fiscal Officer
Joel Mazza is responsible for the maintenance of financial records, bookkeeping procedures, and legal expenditures of all library funds. He is responsible for the receipt and disbursement of library funds and for seeing that expenditures are properly encumbered. He is responsible for carrying out the Investment policies set forth by the Board of Trustees, Foundation fund management, and Lange Trust funds.
Dennis McMullen - Director, Reader's Advisory & Reference Services
Dennis McMullen is responsible for selecting nonfiction and other reference materials and also manages the Library's Reference Services, including library instruction classes for students and adults on the Internet, basic reference, and updating specific subject areas. He oversees safety and security for the Library. Dennis has a Master of Information and Library Studies and a B.A. in History from The University of Michigan.
Carly Rogers - Program Librarian
Carly Rogers assists in the development and coordination of new programs for young adults. Carly has a B.S. in Education from Ashland University and an MLS from Kent State University. She also has a K-8 Elementary Teaching License and a PK-12 School Library Medica License.
Wendy Stacey - Associate Director, Collection Development & Acquisitions
Wendy Stacey is responsible for ordering, receiving, and processing of library materials. She oversees inventorying of library materials, cataloging utilizing the CPL database, and is responsible for decisions on original cataloging and reclassification schemes.