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Dani Rasmussen has joined the Albany County Public Library as Assistant Library Director. Dani has worked as Library Director at the Garland Public Library in Garland, Utah. There she helped establish the library’s first teen programs including hosting a local ComicCon. Dani also has extensive customer service, human resources, and administrative experience from her time as the Executive Director of an assisted living facility.
Bailey Murray is now Albany County Public Library’s Technical Services Librarian. Bailey has worked at ACPL since 2009 and has been the Circulation Manager since 2014. She has also played a key role in growing ACPL’s manga and anime collections.
Patt Hilmer was nominated by the Washakie County Reading Council for her outstanding and consistent dedication to improving literacy opportunities for young people through her position as a library/media para-educator at East Side Elementary School and her active participation and leadership in the Council. “I honestly have to say I’m just the figure head of this award,” Patt said. “I have a wonderful support team in my fellow Reading Council Members.”
Sean Coyle joined Laramie County Library System as a Youth Services Librarian in November. Sean received his MS degree (Library and Information Science) from the University of Central Missouri and worked as a substitute teacher and reading instructor before moving to Cheyenne. Sean is looking forward to developing new youth programs and utilizing his skills to continually enhance the lives of patrons who use library services. Laramie County Library System is thrilled to welcome Sean to the organization and looks forward to all the talent he brings with him.
Abby Rowswell recently received an MLS degree with a concentration in Youth Services from Emporia State University. Since completing her degree program, she has begun her new position as a Youth Services Librarian at Laramie County Library System. Abby began working for Laramie County Library System in April 2015 after serving as a volunteer in the Peace Corps for two years. Abby loves all the different components of her job, including, “dreaming up new programs,” and interacting with the, “really great patrons who are committed to making a difference in their children’s lives.” Laramie County Library System is excited for Abby to continue making a difference in her new role as a Youth Services Librarian.