Meet the Teen Staff

Melissa Brinn

Title: Youth Services Librarian - Young Adult Education: Bachelor of Arts in English from The College of New Jersey and Masters of Library and Information from Rutger’s University
Most likely to: Have a figurine of Harry Styles on her desk
You may have seen me at: CHPL Comic Con, Open Mic Night, Harry Potter Party, and any teen events we run at the Library
Ask me about: YA books with diverse characters, graphic novels, nonfiction, and the Hamilton musical (I saw it in April!)

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  

Lindsey Murphy

Title: Youth Services Librarian
Education:  Bachelor of Arts in History from James Madison University and Masters of Library and Information Science from Drexel University
Most Likely to: be reading a celebrity memoir
You may have seen me at: the reference desk nights and weekends
Ask me about: memoirs/biographies, young adult realistic fiction   

 

Jasmine Riel

Title: Library Assistant – Youth Services
Education:  Bachelor of Music in Music Education and studying for her Masters in Library Science at Rutgers University
Most Likely to: take pretty pictures of books, sing at the desk, and drop books while shelving
You may have seen me at: the children's desk, the cafe, the Library Olympics, and the awesome book sales at CHPL!
Ask me about:  YA Fantasy/Dystopian books, bookstagramming, tumblr, and what it's like to be a singing faux-brarian (it's a real thing)