A familiar face and longstanding presence at Stonington Free Library (SFL), Cathy Taylor has been promoted to Youth Services Director. Prior to her promotion, Cathy served as a Youth Services Assistant at SFL since May of 2013. She worked very closely with former Youth Services Director Maris Frey. Maris shared her thoughts on Cathy’s promotion, “After working with Cathy for years in the Children’s Room, I am completely confident that she has the expertise and experience necessary to continue SFL’s excellent programs and bring new ideas to the community.”
Micayla Hall, Director of Stonington Free Library stated, “We are incredibly lucky to have Cathy as our next Youth Services Director. She is the perfect candidate for the position and a smooth transition is most assured. Myself and all of the staff at SFL are excited to continue to work with Cathy in her new role.”
Besides her work at SFL, Cathy taught Preschool, Kindergarten, and First Grade for many years. Cathy said, “I have always loved reading to children and watching them develop a love of books. I am excited to bring my teaching and library experience to the Children’s Room where I can continue to foster a love of reading in children of all ages.”
Please stop by the Children’s Room soon to say hello to Cathy! Winter Drop In Storytimes run every Monday at 10:30 am through April 3. Spring Storytimes will run Mondays at 10:30 am from April 17-May 22. Cathy has something fun planned for each weekday during April vacation, April 10-14. She is also in the midst of planning lots of exciting activities for the upcoming Summer Reading Program.