Meet Your Librarians

Alia Shields

Title: Librarian
Education: Bachelor of Arts in British and American Literature from New College of Florida and Masters in Library and Information Science from Florida State
You may have seen me at: Story Time, Pop-Up Story Time, and Jr Chef
Ask me about: Picture books, YA fantasy, and Early Readers.
Congrats! Alia created CHPL’s award winning Busy Bag program which won the 2014 Best Practices in Early Literacy Award from the New Jersey State Library.

 

Candace Worrell

Title: Librarian
Education: Bachelor of Arts in English from the College of Saint Elizabeth and Masters in Library and Information Science from Drexel University
You may have seen me at: Rhyme Time, Pop-Up Story Time, Sensory Story Time, Night Owls, Barking Book Buddies, Play-Doh Play Date
Ask me about: Juvenile fantasy, Early Readers, and Graphic Novels
Congrats! Candace was the recipient of the 2014 Best Practices in Early Literacy Award from the New Jersey State Library for her 0-2 story time and special needs story time.

 

Kristin Redmond

Title:Librarian
Education: Bachelor of Science in Interior Design from Drexel University and Masters in Library and Information Science from Rutgers University
You may have seen me at: Little Listeners, Needlework Guild, Once Upon a Saturday
Ask me about: Sports fiction and nonfiction and mysteries

 

 

Melissa Brinn

Title:Teen Services Librarian
Education: Bachelor of Arts in English from The College of New Jersey and Masters in Library and Information Science from Rutgers University
You may have seen me at: All teen events including Teen Activity Board, Writer's Block, Dungeons and Dragons, and more. 
Ask me about: YA fiction, showbiz memoirs, and books about shady polygamist cults.