Janet Ingraham Dwyer is youth services library consultant at the State Library of Ohio. Her job is to provide support and resources for children’s and teen librarians and library specialists in public and school libraries around the state. She manages Ohio’s participation in the nationwide Collaborative Summer Library Program, and collaborates with the Ohio Library Council on Ohio Ready to Read, a statewide resource network to facilitate early literacy activities in libraries. Janet also champions library involvement in the USDA Summer Food Service Program and other opportunities to meet basic needs otherwise unmet, and encourages library support for child and community well-being. She is devoted to collaboration across libraries, schools, literacy organizations, social service agencies, and other groups and individuals to support Ohio’s youth and families.
Shane Hoffman serves as the Technology Services Coordinator for Plain City Public Library.
Kate McCartney is the Assistant Director at the Marysville Public Library, where she'd served as the Youth Services Manager for 11 years. She has been involved in summer lunch service for going on five years. She loves talking about feeding kids and sharing her favorite books.
Sarah Schaff has had the good fortune to work for a handful of Ohio libraries since 2003 – and still loves her work. With a background in philosophy and library science, Sarah currently serves as the Discovery Librarian at Denison, a small liberal arts college east of Columbus. In her 8 to 5 life, Sarah takes care of the invisible systems and online resources that keep the library humming.