Archives for Librarian III

Joshua J. Carlson

After receiving his MSIS from UAlbany, Josh started his professional career as a Teen Librarian in NJ before becoming the Youth Services Supervisor at Utica Public Library, and then the Manager of Youth Services here in White Plains. He’s very interested in how play is the most effective way through which children learn, as well as how pop culture and games can be integrated into library programs and services to create engaging and interesting activities. Josh has been married to his amazing wife for over fifteen years and they have an absolutely wonderfully cool young daughter. He’s a fan of
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Responsibilities: Librarian III and Manager of Youth Services.
Department: Edge, Trove, and Youth Services.

Tim Baird

Tim has been the Manager of Adult Services since 2011. After earning his MLIS from McGill University, Tim left the Great White North to work at the Baychester Branch of NYPL in Co-op City. Next came a short stint at the Mid-Manhattan Library of NYPL before joining the White Plains Library in 1999. One of Tim’s roles for the Library is serving on the Mayor’s Youth Board where he has developed a close relationship with the White Plains Youth Bureau. Tim’s wife Z is also a librarian in Westchester, Manager of the Crestwood Branch of the Yonkers Public Library, and
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Responsibilities: Librarian III and Manager of Adult Services.
Department: Adult Services.