Library Staff

Ellen Paul, Library Director

Ellen is responsible for all aspects of the library administration. Additionally, she oversees collection development and programming for adults and teenagers. Before working at the East Hampton Public Library, Ellen worked for libraries in California, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut.


Michele Kaminski, Children’s Librarian

Michele is responsible for the children’s room including collection development and programming for children. Before working at the East Hampton Public Library, Michele worked for the West Hartford Public Library and the Windsor Public Library.


Marilou Overson, Manager of Acquisitions

Marilou is responsible for the maintenance of our catalog and Integrated Library System database. She processes all of our orders and oversees technical services. Marilou has worked for the East Hampton Public Library for over 20 years.


Sam, Public Service Associate

In addition to working the circulation desk and in technical services, Sam works to process our new media. Sam also hosts our monthly Dungeons and Dragons group for teenagers and recently a writer’s workshop.


Fran, Public Service Associate

In addition to working the circulation desk, Fran leads our weekly Adventures in Reading program for children ages 7 to 13. She also manages our weekly deposit and our newspapers.


Sheryl, Public Service Associate

Sheryl is one of our newest employees. She started in January of 2019 and is currently training in all of our departments.


Tessa, Public Service Associate

Tessa works both the circulation desk and the children’s desk. Additionally, she conducts the weekly Art Box story and craft program, serves on the new library website committee, and assists Miss Michele with Fribrary, Footprints, and special programs throughout the year.


Carol, Public Service Associate

Carol is one of our newest employees. She started in January of 2019 and is currently training in all of our departments.


Jondahl, Public Service Associate

In addition to working on the circulation desk, Jondahl plans many of our adult programs. She also assists Ellen and Michele with a number of special projects including re-cataloging and processing. She is currently training to offer children’s early literacy programs.


Carol, Public Service Associate

In addition to working the circulation desk, Carol leads our twice-weekly Wiggles and Giggles program for children aged 1 to 2. In the past, she has also provided early literacy program for babies. Carol also processes all of our periodicals and maintains our displays.


Rachel, Public Service Associate

In addition to working at the circulation desk and children’s desk, Rachel leads our weekly Little Learner’s program for children 2 to 3 years old. Rachel also manages our inter-Library Loan program, book club services and assists with our monthly book club for adults.


Chris, Page

Chris shelves all of our returned materials in both the adult and children’s library. When there is extra time he also helps with special projects.

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