Staff and Board


Ammon Young
Library Director

Kara Walsh
Assistant Director


Amanda Noblit Photo

Amanda Noblit
Youth Services Librarian

Bonnie Crawford
Public Services Librarian

Jean Crane Photo

Jean Crane
Technical Services Librarian

Marlene Laird Photo

Marlene Laird
Assistant Librarian

Regular Library Volunteers

These regular volunteers collectively make a big difference each week shelving books, pulling requested books, covering books, and sorting donated books. We could not do what we do without them!

  • Laurie Creasy
  • Becky Cuddeback
  • Christine Fuller
  • Michele Karas
  • Jacklyn Leitzel
  • Kay Sharrow

Board of the Columbia County Traveling Library Authority

This nine-person board of community leaders is responsible for governance, oversight, and strategic planning for the library, which operates as a municipal authority.

  • Kelly McHenry, President
  • Carmen Fruit, Vice-President
  • Dee Davis, Treasurer
  • Rachel Troychock, Secretary
  • Emily Artman
  • Jennifer Hunsinger
  • David James
  • Cathy Williams
  • Chris Young, County Commissioner

2023 Board Meetings

The Traveling Library Board typically meets on the third Monday of each month from 5-6pm, with some exceptions.

2023 meeting dates: 1/23, 2/20, 3/20, 4/17, 5/15, 6/19, 7/17, 8/21, 9/18, 10/16, 11/20, 12/11.

Meetings are in-person at the Central Branch Library at 702 Sawmill Rd., Ste. 101, Bloomsburg with an option to attend via Zoom,

Call 570-387-8782 ext. 2 or email to get more information, including Zoom instructions. Anyone who would like to attend as a guest and/or make a public comment is welcome.