Read our interviews with staff members highlighted in each of our Library Guides!

Meet Pam Caito

Pam is our assistant in the Historical Room at the Franklin Branch and in the Marketing and Communications Department. She loves helping patrons find information about their family history or their homes.

Meet Erin Cataldi

Erin Cataldi is an Adult and Teen Services Librarian at our Clark Pleasant Branch. She is involved in five book clubs and co-leads JCPL’s Stout Stories book discussion each month. She loves helping people find the perfect book.

Meet Karen Emery

Karen Emery is the Adult Materials Selector for the Johnson County Public Library. She is responsible for ordering all of the books, movies and music that our patrons enjoy.

Meet Keeley Payne

Keeley is a Library Assistant at our Trafalgar Branch. She works with children’s programming and reference, storytimes, STEAM activities and helping patrons.

Meet Heather Petro

Heather Petro is the Circulation Manager at our Clark Pleasant Branch. Heather oversees the process of checking materials out from the library, and works to ensure excellent customer service for our patrons.

Meet Wendy Preilis

Wendy Preilis is the Adult Learning Center Coordinator at Johnson County Public Library. She provides literacy services and programs to adults in Johnson County. She leads weekly small group sessions to help students who are learning English as a second language.

Meet Tom Randall

Tom is the Circulation Manager at our White River Branch. As the Circulation Manager, Tom oversees the process of checking materials out from the library. But Tom doesn't spend all his time behind the front counter, he's quite the accomplished baker, too.

Meet Sue Salamone

Sue Salamone is a Children’s Librarian at our Clark Pleasant Branch. Sue shares the love of reading everywhere she goes. At the library, she leads storytimes, Homeschool Hangout, Tales for Tails, shares her ideas with several JCPL committees and participates on the Reader’s Advisory committee for the state.

Meet Kelly Staten

Kelly Staten is a Teen and Adult Services Librarian at our Franklin Branch. Read our interview with Kelly and learn how a few formals hanging in her own closet has become JCPL’s Project Prom.
*Note: Kelly Staten is now the Programming Manager at JCPL.*

Meet Kelly Staten

Meet Sarah Taylor

Sarah Taylor is the Programming Manager at Johnson County Public Library. She oversees system-wide programs like Authors at JCPL series and Explore Summer. She also assists with program coordination for people of all ages at each of the branches.
*Note: Sarah Taylor is now the Assistant Director at JCPL.*

Sarah Taylor