Library staff members are available to speak to groups, clubs or organizations about various library services or programs. This list represents the offerings from every department in the library, and covers all aspects of the library’s interests and operation.
To book a speaker, call the library at 825-4624 and ask for any of the staff members listed here.
Joe McKenzie, Library Director – Joe can speak about all things library, be it past, present or future. He can address the whys behind policies, the future of the library, and the importance of libraries and reading, both for adults and children.
Angela Allen, Head of Information Services – Angela can speak to all the resources available to patrons through the Information Services department, in-house and online. The library has developed some amazing resources you can access from your home or work computer with a Salina Public Library card or a Kansas library card. Angela also can speak about the holdings in the Campbell Room of Kansas History, and can introduce you to the Sunflower e-library for downloadable books.
Lori Berezovsky, Community Outreach Coordinator – Lori coordinates existing programs such as Home Delivery and Rotating Collections, and seeks out new opportunities for partnership in the community. She coordinates the library's volunteers and manages the art exhibits in the library's art gallery. Lori also spearheads the community-wide Celebrate Salina project.
Kristi Hansen, Youth Services Coordinator – Kristi can speak about all the wonderful programs the library offers for children. She also can discuss the importance of early childhood education and the impact reading has on children.
Melanie Hedgespeth, Technology Center Manager – Melanie can tell you about the computer and technology services offered by the library, from Internet access computers to our new Video Conference System. Melanie also is an instructor in computer classes offered by the library and can help you learn how to use our Sunflower e-library for downloadable media.
Morgan Davis, Community Learning Coordinator – Morgan can share information on the library’s lifelong learning program, CLASS. If you catch her at the right time, she can give you a sneak peek at the next semester’s classes.