NEW JERSEY LIBRARY MENTORS' DIRECTORY

David Lisa

Associate Director
Camden County Library System
Areas of Expertise
  • Public Library
  • Popular Culture
  • Presentations & Public Speaking
  • Adult Program & Services
  • urban libraries
  • Media in Libraries
  • Gaming
  • Technology
  • Emerging Technology
  • Mobile Computing
  • social media
  • Social Networking
  • Web Design
  • Grant writing
  • academic libraries
  • Special Libraries
  • Teaching
  • Library Science
  • E-reading
  • Graphic Novel Collection Development
  • Video Game Collection Development
Types of Libraries I have worked in
  • Academic
  • Library Agencies
  • Non-Library Company/Organization
  • Public
  • Special
About Me

My name is David Lisa. I’m a library administrator and pop culture expert living in New Jersey. I am the Associate Director of the Camden County Library System.

Suzanne Maley

Librarian 3
Ocean County Library
Areas of Expertise
  • Youth Services
  • Children's Collections
  • Children's Diversity Programs
Types of Libraries I have worked in
  • Public
About Me

I have been a Youth Services Librarian with the Ocean County Library for 23 years, including 11 years managing large branch Youth Services departments.  I have worked at five different branches of varying sizes which gives me a good perspective on

Debbie Maynard

Library Director
Pequannock Township Public Library
Areas of Expertise
  • Adult Program & Services
  • Marketing and Public Relations
Types of Libraries I have worked in
  • Public
About Me

Currently, I am Director of the Pequannock Township Library. I worked at the West Milford Township Library and Butler Public Library as Director. My administrative experience spans ten years.

Allen McGinley

Branch Manager & Head of Teen Services
Piscataway Public Library
Areas of Expertise
  • Adult Program & Services
  • Young Adult Program & Services
  • Customer Service
  • Building Management
  • Outreach
  • Circulation
Types of Libraries I have worked in
  • Public
About Me

Hi! My name is Allen McGinley and I'm the Branch Manager & Head of Teen Services at the Westergard Branch of Piscataway Public Library.

Lanora Melillo

Head of Children's Services
Scotch Plains Public Library
Areas of Expertise
  • Young Adult Program & Services
  • Children’s Program & Services
  • Technology
  • Presentations & Public Speaking
  • Training
  • Graphic Novel Collection Development
  • Circulation
  • Marketing and Public Relations
  • Emerging Technology
  • Children's Collections
  • Teen Collection Development & Management
Types of Libraries I have worked in
  • Non-Library Company/Organization
  • Public
About Me

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Sheila Mikkelson

LIbrary Director
Margaret E. Heggan Free Public Library
Areas of Expertise
  • Building Management
  • Budgeting
  • collection development
Types of Libraries I have worked in
  • Public
About Me

For the past twenty years, I have been working in public libraries, and since 2001, I have been a director of medium-sized public libraries.  Before becoming a library administrator, I focused on serving teens in libraries. For several years, I ta

Carol Moroz

Media Specialist
Manchester Township High School
Areas of Expertise
  • School Media Specialist
Types of Libraries I have worked in
  • Public
  • School
About Me

For the past 8 years, I have been the Media Specialist at Manchester Township High School. In the past, I have been fortunate enough to work in a K-8 school, as well as an Elementary (K-5) school..

Scott Muir

Associate Provost, Library Information services
ROWAN UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES
Areas of Expertise
  • Management (Personnel)
  • academic libraries
  • Organizational communication
  • leadership
Types of Libraries I have worked in
  • Academic
  • Special
About Me

I am responsible for planning and administration of three libraries on separate campuses.  My focuses are on areas such as personnel management, strategic planning, communication, and leadership.  A significant portion of my time supports the buil

Eileen M. Palmer

Executive Director
LMxAC
Areas of Expertise
  • Library technology
  • Library Administration
  • Public Policy
  • Strategic Planning
  • Library Confidentiality
Types of Libraries I have worked in
  • Library Agencies
  • Public
About Me

I have over 30 years experience working with libraries.  My experience has been mostly with technology, public policy issues and strategic planning.

Kimberly Paone

Director
Matawan Aberdeen Public Library
Areas of Expertise
  • Building Management
  • Customer Service
  • Human Resources
  • YA Program & Services
  • Participating in Library Groups
  • leadership
Types of Libraries I have worked in
  • Public
About Me

I have been the Director of the Matawan Aberdeen Public Library since September 2010. Previously, I worked at the Elizabeth Public Library in Teen Services and Branch Management.

Anne Papiano

School Library Media Specialist
Delsea Middle School
Areas of Expertise
  • middle school
Types of Libraries I have worked in
  • School
About Me

I have been a school media specialist working with grades 4-8, and am currently in a 7-8 grade building.  I am happy to be of assistance to anyone in need of help.

William Paullin

Retired
Areas of Expertise
  • Public Library
  • Management (Personnel)
  • Budgeting
Types of Libraries I have worked in
  • Public
About Me

Former County Library Director now retired. Experience as both a Paraprofessional, in my early career and Professional. Worked in New Jersey for over 30 years. I have been and am still active in ALA and NJLA.

Nancy Polhamus

Public Information Officer and Reference Librarian
Gloucester County Library System
Areas of Expertise
  • adult reference
  • Business
  • genealogy
  • Marketing and Public Relations
  • Adult Program & Services
  • Local History
  • Working with Local Officials
  • partnerships
Types of Libraries I have worked in
  • Public
About Me

I have more than 20 years of front-line public library service experience, both as a paraprofessional and a professional. I can communicate with anybody, anywhere, any time.  I can give a speech for a group of 5 or 500.

Laura M. Poll

Archivist
Trentoniana, Trenton Free Public Library
Areas of Expertise
  • Local History
  • Archives
  • Original documents
  • Collection arranging & processing
  • Preservation
  • New Jersey
  • Photographs
Types of Libraries I have worked in
  • Public
  • Special
About Me

After 20 years working for a county historical society, I am now in a public library local history room.

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