Meet The Staff

Tierney Miller

Title: Head of Reference & Adult Services Education: Bachelor of Arts in English from The College of New Jersey; Masters in Library Science from Indiana University, Bloomington
You may have seen me at: Feminist Book Club, Coffee & Conversation, teaching computer classes, and various adult workshops and events. During my time at CHPL, I’ve worked in Reference, Circulation, and Youth Services. These days, you’ll usually find me at the Reference Desk or in the Reference Office, managing a fantastically active and engaged Adult Services Department.  
Ask me about: Game of Thrones, time travel, literary fiction, 80s pop culture, hoopla and OverDrive

Andy Woodworth

Title: Reference Librarian
Education: Bachelor of Science in Biological Science from Stockton State College; Masters in Library Science from Clarion University of Pennsylvania
Some of the things I do at the library: teach computer classes, order all the large print and audiobooks, make the reference desk handouts, update the community job board, and coordinate the Reference by Appointment service.
Ask me about: video games, useless trivia, and memes

Claire Schmieder

Title: Reference Librarian
Education:  Bachelor of Arts in History from The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg Virginia; Master of Arts in Public History from Rutgers University—Camden; Master of Library and Information Science from Rutgers University—New Brunswick
You may have seen me at: the Reference Desk, Cookbook Club, and Adult Summer Reading sign ups
Ask me about: history research, literary fiction, true crime, music, console video gaming, CHPL’s Seed Library, and Adult Summer Reading

 

Lisa Katz

Title: Reference Librarian
Education: Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from the State University of New York at Binghamton and a Master's Degree in Library Science from Rutgers University
You may have seen me at: As Johnny Cash sang, "I've been everywhere, Man..." I've been a librarian here for almost 25 years! I worked in the "old Library" and was the Young Adult Librarian when our new building opened in 2004. You can find me at the Reference Desk these days-where I happily await your questions.
Ask me about: Fiction recommendations or advice for starting your own book club

 

Deena Caswell

Title: Outreach Librarian
Education: Bachelor of Arts in Government from Smith College and Masters in Library and Information Science from Drexel University
Most Likely To: make a book display with a terrible pun

You may have seen me at: Harvest Fest, Earth Fest, National Night Out, anywhere where I can sit at a table with the CHPL tablecloth
Ask me about: LGBTQ books and resources, Little Free Libraries, graphic novels (especially with female authors), professional wrestling.
Congrats! Deena was the recipient of the 2016 New Jersey Library Association’s Rising Star Award for her innovative and creative work.

 

Amanda Zuccarelli

Title: Reference Librarian
Education:Bachelor of Arts in English from Rowan University and Masters in Library and Information Science from Clarion University
You may have seen me at:CHPL Book Club, Comic Con, The Bizarre Case of Lizzie Borden
Ask me about: Adult Fiction, Books for Book Clubs, Audio Books, Graphic Novels, YA Fiction for Adults, Hoopla and Overdrive

 

Elby Wang

Title:Reference & Outreach Librarian
Education: Master of Arts in Education from University of Kansas and Masters in Science from Clarion University
You may have seen me at:various cultural events, Coffee & Conversation, computer class, and more
Ask me about: Mysteries, Foreign Language collections, and ESL classes

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