The Staff

Meet our staff…

Angelina…

joined our team Oct. 2015. She graduated from Slippery Rock University in 2010 with an M.A. in English and Literature, and in 2006 with a B.A. in Communication. She loves reading and writing and has been working on a book for years that she hopes to eventually finish someday! Angelina is a Scott resident and looks forward to seeing familiar faces and meeting new ones!

Christine…

Christine Taylor has her Masters degree in Social Work and her Masters degree in Library and Information Science from the University of Pittsburgh. She has worked at the Oakmont Carnegie Library, the Sewickley Public Library, and as a substitute librarian for the Carnegie Libraries of Pittsburgh. One of her favorite book series is Harry Potter, and one of her favorite authors is Mo Willems. Ask her about anything Youth Services related!

Gina…

became the Library Director on January 1, 2014; however, she has been working at this library since August 2003. Gina finished her Master of Library and Information Science from the University of Pittsburgh in December of 2008. In addition to the Scott Township Public Library, she has also worked at the Baldwin Borough Public Library, the University of Pittsburgh – Business Library, the Carnegie Library of Homestead and the Hazelwood branch of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.  Gina wants to provide the best possible library services to the communities that Scott Township Public Library serves. Need help with anything in the library? Ask this Librarian!

Heidi…

joined our team in October 2016.  She has a Masters degree in Elementary Education from the University of Pittsburgh and spent several years working as a substitute teacher before switching careers to work in government. Heidi will work part time for STPL as the Library’s Development & Office Manger. Heidi loves kids, reading, and traveling. If you have any questions, please feel free to email her:  nevalah@einetwork.net.

Karen…

joined the library team in September, 2019. She has a B.S. degree in elementary education and an M.L.S. in library science from the University of Pittsburgh. Work experiences include librarian positions in the Pittsburgh Public Schools and at Robert Morris University. She has worked with students from kindergarten through graduate school. Karen likes to travel, ride her bike on the Pennsylvania Bike Trails and go to events, such as the symphony, and author lectures and plays with her friends.  She loves libraries and reading – particularly fiction and biography. Have a reference question – need a good book — ask Karen!

Patte…

Patte joined the team in 2019, after 17 years at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh; the last 10 at Main Library.  Her first job was as a Graphic Artist/Illustrator at Pitt’s Learning Research & Development Center, after which she was a freelance artist and part-time librarian.  She has a BA in Humanities and a Masters in Library and Information Science, from the University of Pittsburgh.  She loves nature, drawing, reading, and genealogy.  Her favorite sport is croquet played by Wonderland Rules.

Leann…

joined the team June 2018. She graduated from Slippery Rock University with a Master of Arts in English, and also a Bachelor of Science in English Writing and Theater. She recently moved back to the area, enjoys reading, animals and new adventures.

Mary…

worked for the Library when we opened in 2001 and continued to volunteer until rejoining the team in May 2016.  She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Pittsburgh and retired as Manager of Customer Service from Equitable Gas Company.  In addition to her love of reading, Mary is an avid Pittsburgh sports fan and always happy to discuss the teams.

Melissa…

joined our team in June 2018. She earned a B.S. in Secondary Education from Clarion University in 1991, and then studied writing at Gannon University. She’s been an English teacher, an editor/proofreader, and a project manager. She also loves to paint—especially animals and scenery! She enjoys music, reading, cooking, and the power of words, and is delighted to be part of the STPL library team. Melissa resides in Scott Township with her husband, son, and energetic dog. If you have questions about the arts or real food, ask Melissa!

Nancy…

joined our team in October 2004.  She obtained her MLS from the University of Pittsburgh School of Library and Information Science.   Nancy is an excellent cook and seamstress and will often host various activities on these topics.  If you need a suggestion regarding a movie or book – Nancy will have it!  Just Ask this Librarian!

Sarah I…

joined our team in October 2014 although some may remember when she worked at STPL in 2003-2006. She is a librarian who works part time at STPL and part time at Coraopolis Library.  Sarah has also spent time as a substitute teacher at Chartiers Valley School District. She obtained her MLS from the University of Pittsburgh School of Library and Information Science. Sarah loves kids, crafts, and writing. If you need help with finding employment or writing a resume, Ask this Librarian!

Susan…

joined our team in November 2010. Many of you may know Susan from her service to the Friends of the Library.  She was the co-chair for the Annual Book Sale in 2010. She is an avid reader and can help you with reading suggestions, especially when it comes to mysteries. Readers advisory is her game!  Susan has her Masters in Public Administration from New York University and is also a Master Gardener.  If you need help with your “green thumb” efforts, Ask Susan!

Tory…

joined our team in August 2017.  She earned her Master of Library and Information Science from the University of Pittsburgh.  Tory has experience working at several public libraries and universities throughout the Pittsburgh area.  She enjoys reading contemporary fiction, classic literature, and mysteries.  If you need assistance with your eReader or have other tech questions, Ask this librarian!

We strive to deliver exceptional library services to you, our patrons.  As librarians we are dedicated to the following guiding principals:

Library Bill of Rights

Intellectual Freedom

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