NEW JERSEY LIBRARY MENTORS' DIRECTORY

  • Guidelines for Mentors and Mentees: Check out the materials and recordings of "Webinar: How to Mentor Others"
  • Please click a mentor's name or "Read more" for more information, and use the "Contact by person by email" link for any mentor(s) you would like to contact!
  • If you are interested in the Job Shadowing Programs, filter the listing by selecting one of the options under "Job Shadowing Program" filter option.
  • * "Library Types" & "Areas of Expertise": For multiple selections, press and hold down the Ctrl key, and then click each item that you want to select.

Alyssa Valenti

Electronic Resources & Web Services Librarian
Raritan Valley Community College

County: 

  • SOMERSET
Areas of Expertise
  • databases
  • Electronic Resources Management
  • Computer Classes
  • html
  • css
  • Information Literacy
  • Information Literacy instruction
  • academic libraries
  • embedded librarians
  • online instruction
Types of Libraries I have worked in
  • Academic
  • Special
About Me

I am the electronic resources and web services librarian at Raritan Valley Community College in Branchburg, NJ.

Julie Walsh

Educational Media Specialist
Westfield High School

County: 

  • UNION
Areas of Expertise
  • Information Literacy instruction
Types of Libraries I have worked in
  • School
About Me

I earned my MLS in New York in the mid- 1980s. I worked for a few years at the middle school level before moving to New Jersey where I have been working in a high school library for 25+ years. I love working with teenagers in a very busy library.

Mary Beth Weber

Head, Central Technical Services
Rutgers University

County: 

  • MIDDLESEX
Areas of Expertise
  • cataloging
  • resource description
  • non-MARC metadata
  • RDA
  • technical services advocacy
  • publishing
  • editing
Types of Libraries I have worked in
  • Academic
About Me

I have worked in academic libraries for my entire career.  I have worked at Rutgers for a number of years, and have held a variety of positions here, including Special Formats Catalog Librarian and Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services.  My res

Robyn Whalen

Senior Paraprofessional
Maplewood Memorial Library

County: 

  • ESSEX
Areas of Expertise
  • Inter Library Loans
  • BCCLS
  • Public Library
  • Volunteers
Types of Libraries I have worked in
  • Public
About Me

I began working at the Maplewood Library in 2004. For the majority of that time I have been responsible for a large volume of Inter Library Loans.

Zara Wilkinson

Reference and Instruction Librarian
Rutgers University-Camden

County: 

  • CAMDEN
Areas of Expertise
  • Information Service | Reference
  • Instruction
  • Outreach
Types of Libraries I have worked in
  • Academic
About Me

In 2012, I joined Rutgers University-Camden in Camden, NJ, as a Reference and Instruction Librarian. At Rutgers-Camden, I work with the departments of English, art, philosophy, and religion, as well as the newly formed Digital Studies Center.

Catherine Wolverton

Director
Englewood Public Library

County: 

  • BERGEN
Areas of Expertise
  • Budgeting
  • Building Management
Types of Libraries I have worked in
  • Academic
  • Public
About Me

I began working as a page while in high school at the Nanuet Public Library. As an undergraduate at Hood College I interned at the Beneficial Hodson Library.

Chelsea Woods-Turner

Tween Librarian
New Brunswick Free Public Library

County: 

  • MIDDLESEX
Areas of Expertise
  • Youth Services
  • Children's Collections
  • Self Directed Programming
  • Middle-Grade Library Service
  • urban libraries
Types of Libraries I have worked in
  • Public
About Me

Since 2014, I have served as the tween librarian for the New Brunswick Free Public Library.

Andy Woodworth

Reference & Adult Services Supervisor
Cherry Hill Public Library

County: 

  • CAMDEN
Areas of Expertise
  • Adult Program & Services
  • Information Service | Reference
  • Programs & Services for All Ages
  • Library Advocacy
  • Public Library
  • social media
  • eBooks
  • Emerging Technology
Types of Libraries I have worked in
  • Public
About Me

Andy Woodworth is a librarian, blogger, and library issue activist. He is the Reference & Adult Services Supervisor in his hometown, the Cherry Hill Public Library in Cherry Hill, NJ. He is a 2010 Library Journal Mover &

Pages

LibraryLinkNJ, The New Jersey Library Cooperative
44 Stelton Road, Suite 330, Piscataway NJ 08854
Phone: 732-752-7720 | Fax: 732-752-7785

LibraryLinkNJ Website Use Policies

LibraryLinkNJ, The New Jersey Library Cooperative, and its services are funded by the New Jersey State Library,
which is responsible for the coordination, promotion, and funding of the New Jersey Library Network.