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Easton Public Library

691 Morehouse Road

Easton, CT 06612

Phone: 203-261-0134 Fax: 203-261-0708

http://www.eastonlibrary.org

Lynn Zaffino, Director

Lynn has been at the Easton Public Library since May of 2008.  She spent six years as the Children's/Teen Librarian, then two years as the Assistant Director/Head of Youth Services.  She took over as Library Director in October of 2016.  Prior to working here in Easton, she spent two years at the Fairchild-Nichols Memorial Library in Trumbull.  Lynn received her Master of Library Science degree from Southern Connecticut State University in 2010.  Prior to her Library career, she worked in retail management, banking, and bookkeeping.  Lynn and her husband also owned and operated a used book store in Guilford, CT.  Lynn resides in West Haven, CT with her husband, daughter, and dog.  In her spare time, she enjoys reading (naturally!), walking, bowling, doing jigsaw puzzles, and spending time with family and friends.

Mary Beth Rassulo, Assistant Director/Head of Youth Services

Mary Beth joined the Library in October of 2016. She is a native New Yorker and a singer/songwriter with a curious nature that led her into the library world. Mary Beth holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English/Writing from Western Connecticut State University, and a Masters of Library and Information Science from Long Island University. Her passion for STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) programming was developed while she was the Children’s Services Librarian at Ridgefield Library. When she’s not at the library she enjoys the outdoors, friends and family, and her grandpuppy, a King Charles Cavalier Spaniel/Dachshund mix named Rosco.

Elizabeth Portillo, Youth Services Librarian

Elizabeth joined our staff in January 2017. Before joining us, she worked in Westchester County, New York as a Teen Librarian, for two and half years. For the six years prior to that, she worked as library support staff in multiple Westchester libraries. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Media, Society, and the Arts from Purchase College, SUNY and her Master of Science in Library and Information Studies from the University of Buffalo, SUNY. She spends most of her time off playing tabletop games with her fiancé, Kevin, or reading YA books with their cat Alfredo.

Shannon Bruchal, Library Assistant, Technology/Social Media

Shannon joined the Easton Library staff in June of 2016. Previously, she worked part-time at West Haven Library and Edith Wheeler Memorial Library in Monroe. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from Southern Connecticut State University, and has worked many different jobs, such as proofreader, account executive, sales clerk, and youth minister, but the Library is her favorite. Library Assistant by day, folk singer by night, Shannon has recorded two CDs and performs online and at area venues.  When she’s not working or singing, you can find Shannon with her nose in a book and hanging out with her husband Rich, and Pearl T. Dog, a Lab mix.

Ryan Tice, Library Assistant, Technical Services - Cataloger

Ryan joined the staff in January 2017 as a cataloger. Prior to coming here, Ryan worked at Plumb Memorial Library in Shelton, in the Children's Department, where he had the privilege of overseeing both the Teen and Young Adult collections. Ryan holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History, and is studying to receive his Masters in Library Science. Ryan and his family have a cat named Sophie.

Penelope Papadoulis, Library Assistant, Technical Services/Interlibrary Loan

Penelope was born in Athens, Greece. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematical and Computer Studies & History of Art from Brooks University, Oxford. In 1990, Penelope and her family came to the United States and moved to Fairfield. She started at the Easton Library in November, 1994, as a part-time circulation assistant. She was promoted to a full-time, Technical Services/Cataloger in August of 1995. She loves to read fantasy and science fiction books.

Kevin Krug, Library Assistant, Circulation

Kevin has worked at the Easton Public Library since March of 2012. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Connecticut. Kevin is also a Washington Redskins fan and enjoys watching the New York Yankees.

Debby Holland, Library Assistant, Circulation

Debby joined the Easton Public Library staff in July, 2018. She is a retired high school teacher and also works at Cheshire Public Library. She is married with three children and various pets. Debby loves reading, especially history, baseball, and the outdoors.

dholland@eastonlibrary.org

Terry Calgreen, Custodian

Terry has worked for the Town of Easton for more than 20 years. He was born in Bridgeport, CT, but has lived almost all of his life in Stratford, where he still lives with his wife Noreen. They have two daughters: Lauren, a nurse practitioner who lives in Stratford with Terry's best buddy, grandson Levi; and Sarah, a deputy U.S. Marshall who resides in Monroe.

Kristine Oulman, Youth Services Programming Assistant

Kristine joined the Library as a page in October, 2017. She is studying for her Bachelor's Degree in Library Science at Southern Connecticut State University. She loves to read but never has the chance because she is a full-time mother, full-time student, and a part-time Youth Services Programming Assistant. Kristine lives in Easton with her husband, three kids and their dog.

Leyli Ghavami, Library Page

Leyli joined the Easton Public Library in October 2018, during her sophomore year. She’s very interested in all aspects of the arts, ranging from drawing and painting, to cooking, and (of course) literature! She also is involved in the National Charity League, through which she participates in volunteer work. She lives in Easton with her parents, younger sister, and two cats, and is very excited to be working at the library!

Weston Keenan, Library Page

Weston joined the Easton Public Library as a page in September, 2019.  He is currently a sophomore at Joel Barlow High School.  Weston enjoys playing lacrosse, writing/producing music, watching football, and reading in his spare time.  He lives in Easton with his parents and younger sister.

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