Dawna McClendon

Principal Children's Librarian
Eastern Branch Monmouth County Library

NJ - County: 

Areas of Expertise
  • Children’s Program & Services
Types of Libraries I have worked in
  • Public
About Me

I have worked in libraries in one capacity or another since high school, worked in the college library work study

program.  I have worked in the Monmnouth County Library system for 30 + years in the children's Department, 

working my way up from Junior Children's Librarian  to Principal Children's Librarian. I am in charge of faily large

children's room working with about 3 other children's librarians.  I plan various aged programs from 10 montths to tweens.  We have regular storytimes as well as stem and steam programming, arts and crafts, maker, family films, summer reading clubs, etc.  i meet with new authors for meet the author visits, as well as specials like An

Alice in Wonderland tea and fashion show, An Old Fashion Ice cream social to celebrate the 150th anniversay of Little women,  host plays and readings just to name a few.  

I enjoy reading many genre myself, singing, performing in community theatre. arts and crafts, and cooking.


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