Meet Our Teen Librarians!
Looking for more book suggestions, programs, or opportunities to get involved at the Library? Then meet your local branch's teen librarian. Check out the list below to see what they like to read and their superpower of choice, and then stop by your branch to say hi!
Ann Conway email: email@example.com
Favorite book: Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson
Favorite authors: Joan Bauer & Michael Scott
Superpower: To be in two places at once- one would definitely be the beach
Blue Ash Branch
Amanda Haverland email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Favorite Books: The Mortal Instruments series, anything with vampires in it, especially Anne Rice's The Vampire Chronicles
Favorite authors: Cassandra Clare, Libba Bray, Charlaine Harris
Superpower: The ability to fly.
Bond Hill Branch
Alexis Greenward email: email@example.com
Favorite book: I Am the Messenger by Markus Zusak
Superpwoer: Ability to travel through space and time to other worlds. It would be amazing to explore what else it out there. I would totally visit Thor on Asgard.
Jenny Weikert email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Favorite book: Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
Superpower: Superpower- I want stretchy arms to reach things without having to move.
Elizabeth Weigand email: email@example.com
Favorite books: Little Bee by Chris Cleave, The Help by Kathryn Stockett, and The Road by Cormac McCarthy
Superpower: I would choose Time Travel as my superpower so I could go back in time and make the most of every experience in life!
College Hill Branch
Michelle Kanis email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Favorite authors: Right now I'm enjoying Cassandra Clare's books. My all-time favorite author is Andre Norton-she knew how to write young adult books before the rest figured it out.
Superpower: If I had one super power it would be telekinesis-the ability to move objects with the mind-I would always be first in line!
Frank Dugan email: email@example.com
Favorite book: Peter the Great by Robert K. Massie
Superpower: To be able to fly. It cuts down on walking.
Amy Perry email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Favorite books: Alice series by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Favorite author: Sarah Dessen
Superpower: Total recall, so when a patron says “I don’t remember the title, but it’s got a blue cover, with green lettering”, I can find the book in a flash!
Deer Park Branch
Sagoree Chaterjee email: email@example.com
Favorite books: Pride and Prejudice and Kite Runner
Favorite authors: Khaled Hosseini, John Grisham, Louisa May Alcott, Charles Dickens, and Jhumpa Lahiri
Superpower: Female version of Professor X (Professor YL perhaps. YPW stands for Young Powerful Woman)
Delhi Township Branch
Betty Meyer email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Favorite book: Life As We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer
Favorite author: Sarah Dessen
Superpower: To be able to read minds so I would know what kind of books to recommend to teens.
Elmwood Place Branch
Debby Carrico email: email@example.com
Favorite authors: It depends on the mood! Neil Gaiman and J.K. Rowling right now.
Superpower: My super power would be healing physical, mental, and relationship issues. There is far too much pain in the world.
Forest Park Branch
Martin Meighen email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Favorite author: Lois Duncan
Green Township Branch
Cheryl Selby email: email@example.com
Favorite authors: Wow! There are so many...Lately I've been reading quite a few things from David Lubar & Cassandra Clare.
Superpower: To have superhuman strength like Wonder Woman!
Emily Burkot email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Carrie Vale email: email@example.com
Favorite book: It's very difficult to pick a favorite book. I would have to say that John Green's books never disappoint. I love them all!
Superpower: Time travel :)
Hyde Park Branch
Scott Moore email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Favorite book: Hyperion by Dan Simmons
Favorite author: David Brin
Superpower: Power: Postcognition. The ability to look into the past the way a precog foretells the future. Being overly curious, unsolvable mysteries of the past could finally be solved!
Amy Pyle email: email@example.com
Favorite book: People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks
Favorite author: Geraldine Brooks
Superpower: To make fictional characters become alive
Bess Sabransky email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Favorite boosk: The Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley, To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury
Favorite authors: Gary D. Schmidt, Laini Taylor, Maggie Stiefvater
Superpower: Invisibility! (Isn’t that what all closet introverts want?)
Mari Randolph email: email@example.com
Favorite author: I love author Maggie Stievater.
Favorite book: I can’t get enough of the Dystopian type books, lately I love Ashes by Ilsa Blick.
Superpower: If I could have a super power it would be teleportation. I could go to Japan on my lunch break to get supplies for the Anime Club.
Cathy Plichta email: Cathy.Plichta@cincinnatilibrary.org
Favorite book: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. I like it because it has quirky characters and makes me laugh out loud.
Favorite author: Stephenie Meyer of Twilight fame, and I really want her to get busy writing more books!
Superpower: The superpower I would wish for is Invisibility, which I would use when it's time to do the laundry at my house!
Miami Township Branch
Lisa Cappel email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Favorite book: The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater
Favorite author: Elizabeth Scott
Superpower: My superpower would be moving faster than the speed of light.
Monfort Heights Branch
Nancy Frith email: email@example.com
Favorite author: Jane Austen
Superpower: The superpower I would like to have is the ability to fly. It would just be so much fun!
Mt. Healthy Branch
Dianna Honaker email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Favorite book: My favorite book in High School was Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
Favorite author: Meg Cabot
Superpower: If I could have one super power I would choose to be able to duplicate myself - that way I could be doing many things well at one time.
Mt. Washington Branch
Ella Mulford-Chinn email: email@example.com
Favorite books: Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry, Rebecca, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, The Face on the Milk Carton, Forever, Perks of Being a Wallflower, and Flowers for Algernon
Favorite authors: Judy Bloom, Meg Cabot, and Louis Sachar
Superpower: If I had a super power it would be the ability to fly because I am deathly afraid of flying in an airplane!
North Central Branch
Elizabeth Hartlaub email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Favorite author: Holly Black
Superpower: If I could have any superpower it would be shape-shifting.
Sarah Schellenger email: email@example.com
Favorite book: The Sookie Stackhouse series.
Superpower:Invisibility so that I can have more time to read in peace.
Dawn McMillan email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Favorite book: The Vampire Lestat by Anne Rice
Favorite author: John Green, Anne Rice, M.T. Anderson, and Susan Beth Pfeffer
Superpower: I would choose Professor Xavier’s telepathic powers!
Pleasant Ridge Branch
Lynn Goose email: email@example.com
Favorite authors: My favorite authors are Rick Riordan and David Lubar
Price Hill Branch
Megan Brandmaier email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Favorite book: It’s way too hard to choose, but I love it when I occasionally fall into a book that is so good I am no longer aware of my surroundings while reading it
Favorite author: Stephen King (especially his classic stuff), Laurie Halse Anderson, Robert Cormier, Gail Carson Levine
Superpower: Time travel.
Liz Anderson email: email@example.com
Favorite book: 11/22/63: a Novel by Stephen King
Favorite author: Barbara Kingsolver
Superpower: Speed reading!
Siobhan Lehotta email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Favorite Book: I would say The Odyssey by Homer because there’s a bit of something in it for everyone, but my favorite book is usually what I’m currently reading.
Favorite Author: It really depends on my mood!
Superpower of Choice: I’d have to go with either Time Travel or Teleportation. If it’s possible, I’ll take both!
St. Bernard Branch
Patty Peterson email: email@example.com
Favorite books: My favorite 2 series are "Lew Fonesca" by Stuart Kaminsky and "Harry Bosch" by Michael Connelly
Superpower: I would love to be able to communicate with animals (especially my pets) because they are so fascinating and can give unconditional love.
Symmes Township Branch
Melissa Schott email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Favorite author: Sarah Dessen. I've read everything she has written, except for her newest which I am on the waiting list for.
Superpower: My superpower would be the ability to teleport myself to any location. Because I'm terrified to fly but I love to travel to new locations!
Sarah Rust email: email@example.com
Favorite books: Looking for Alaska by John Green, Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, and Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
Favorite authors: John Green, Jane Austen, and John Steinbeck
Superpower: Teleportation. I’d love to be able to travel the world, see my favorite band, and sleep in my own bed, all in the same day!
Jennifer Korn email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Favorite books: I Am the Messenger by Markus Zusak, Shift by Jennifer Bradbury, and Into the Wild by John Krakauer
Favorite authors: Neil Gaiman, Matt de la Pena, Melina Marchetta
Superpower: I would love to be able to teleport so I could travel the world quickly, easily, and cheaply!
Megan Sheehy email: email@example.com
Favorite books: Surfacing by Margaret Atwood, The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien and The Last Unicorn by Peter S. Beagle
Favorite authors: Margaret Atwood, Michael Pollan, Neil Gaimen, and Barbara Kingsolver
Superpower: Omniscience because I like to be in the know.
Tom Tiemeier email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Favorite books: Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card and A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle
Favorite authors: Neil Gaiman, Tamora Pierce, Orson Scott Card, TA Barron
Superpower: Barring the 'big three' (time travel, teleportation, telepathy) I would say the ability to see into the future.
Walnut Hills Branch
Casey Titschinger email: email@example.com
Favorite books: Blood and Chocolate by Annette Curtis Klause, Howl’s Moving Castle by Dianna Wynne Jones, and The Blue Sword by Robin McKinley
Favorite authors: Cath Crowley, Tara Kelly, and Melina Marchetta (2 Aussies!)
West End Branch
Maggi Jackson email: Maggi.Jackson@cincinnatilibrary.org
Angie Lewis email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Favorite books: Unwind by Neal Shusterman, Dragon of the Lost Sea by Lawrence Yep, and Ready Player One by Ernest Cline.
Favorite author: Dave Barry, Brom, Adam Rex, and Mercedes Lackey
James Green email: James.Green@cincinnatilibrary.org
Favorite books: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Call of the Wild, and Slaughterhouse-Five
Favorite authors: Truman Capote, Jonathan Franzen, Ernest Hemingway, and Richard Russo
Superpower: The ability to construct workable weapons and other super hero gadgets entirely out of bacon.