The front steps of the library are under construction and during this time the front driveway, front doors, and the book drop are unavailable. The St. Andrew Street and parking lot doors are open for library access. Materials can be returned in the library or to the temporary book drop at the Legion (207 St Patrick St.)

Library Staff

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Julia Merritt

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Library Director & Chief Executive Officer
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Julia is responsible for the library's overall planning, direction & communication. She is also the Library Board Secretary and liaison with the SPL Foundation.

Wendy Hicks

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Director of Public Service
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Wendy manages general customer or library materials and content inquiries; she is also responsible for human resources and oversees library programs.

Krista Robinson

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Systems Librarian
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Krista is the computer systems and technology administrator for the Library and Perth County Information Network (PCIN). She is also responsible for library building concerns and oversees marketing and technology programs.

Robyn Godfrey

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Adult Collections and Outreach Librarian
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Robyn develops and delivers innovative programming for adults, and manages the diverse adult collections on the main floor of the library.

Sally Hengeveld

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Children & Teen Collections and Outreach Librarian
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Sally conducts class visits and coordinates teen library programs. She manages the teen and children's collections at the library.

Stephanie Park

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Maker Space and Marketing Librarian
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Stephanie maintains the library's online presence and manages digital and print marketing. She also provides technology programming and coordinates the new maker space.

Trish MacGregor

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PLOW & Children's Program Coordinator
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Trish coordinates programs for Public Library on Wheels (PLOW) and engaging new children's programs for Stratford Public Library. She also oversees SPL's Summer Reading Club.

Shauna Costache

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Public Services Supervisor
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Shauna oversees the staff who help library customers every day. She works with library staff to provide a great customer experience at the library.

Sonya Fischer

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Public Service Librarian
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Providing professional, innovative reference and reader's advisory service, Sonya connects the community to our collections and services on both the adult and children's floors.

Anne Marie Heckman

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Public Service Librarian
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Providing professional, innovative reference and reader's advisory service, Anne Marie connects the community to our collections and services on both the adult and children's floors.

Melanie Kindrachuk

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Public Service Librarian
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Providing professional, innovative reference and reader's advisory service, Melanie connects the community to our collections and services on both the adult and children's floors. Melanie also supports community book clubs by ordering multiple copies of clubs' desired titles via our interlibrary loan service.

Merley Wheaton

Merley Wheaton, Public Service Librarian
Public Service Librarian
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Providing professional, innovative reference and reader's advisory service, Merley connects the community to our collections and services on both the adult and children's floors.