Meet Our Youth Staff

Katherine Duke, Youth Services Manager

Katherine Duke

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Katherine is a former high school teacher librarian. Prior to becoming a librarian, she taught middle school English for nine years. Katherine earned a Master's in Library and Information Science from San Jose State University in 2017. Contact her at ​katherine.duke@osceolalibrary.org


Buenaventura Lakes Library

Susan McCall, Youth Specialist

Susan has been a part of the Youth Team for over 10 years as a storyteller and facilitator for early reading and is currently the Youth Specilalist at the Buenaventura Lakes Library. She enjoys bringing books to life and showing kids and adults that reading is fun! An advocate for early literacy, Susan’s motto is “Read early, read often." Contact her at susan.mccall@osceolalibrary.org.


Hart Memorial Library

Jonathan Robbins, Youth Specialist

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jonathan became the Youth Specialist for Hart Memorial Library in 2017. Story days are his absolute favorite days in the world, and he loves introducing children to books he loved as a kid. Jonathan is always ready to dance, sing a silly song, or read a story in a funny voice. When he's not at the Library, he's at home reading all the books he checks out! Contact him at jonathan.robbins@osceolalibrary.org.


Poinciana Library

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St. Cloud Library

Crystal Hamrick, Youth Services Librarian

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Crystal became the Youth Services Librarian at the St. Cloud Library in 2015. When she's in the Children's area, she can be found performing storytime, keeping the teens “un-bored”, or working out in those S(cience), T(echnology), E(ducation), A(rt), and M(ath) programs. Her favorite saying is “There is so much to see, so much to do at your library!”​ Contact her at crystal.hamrick@osceolalibrary.org.


West Osceola Library

Lisa Jones, Youth Services Librarian

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lisa taught elementary school for a total of 25 years after graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood and Elementary Education from Monmouth University in New Jersey. She has taught preschool to 4th grade and tutored students of all ages outside of school. Lisa graduated in 2009 with a Master's in Library and Information Science from Rutgers University. Contact her at lisa.jones@osceolalibrary.org.