The library will reopen Tues-Sat beginning on Jan 25. Until then we will continue to offer curbside service at the back door.
Stratford Public Library building

Library Staff

Julia Merritt

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Library Director & Chief Executive Officer
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Julia is responsible for the library's overall planning, direction & communication. She is also the Library Board Secretary and liaison with the SPL Foundation.

Wendy Hicks

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Director of Public Service
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Wendy manages general customer or library materials and content inquiries; she is also responsible for human resources and oversees library programs.

Krista Robinson

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Systems Librarian
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Krista is the computer systems and technology administrator for the Library and Perth County Information Network (PCIN). She is also responsible for library building concerns and oversees marketing, the MakerSpace and technology programs.

Brooke Windsor

Brooke Windsor
Youth Collections and Outreach Librarian
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Brooke creates and carries out a wide range of captivating teen programs and services, including the teen-focused Instagram @SPL.ignite, and assists in the coordination of large all-ages events. She is also responsible for all youth collections, from board books to young adult novels.

Robyn Godfrey

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Adult Collections and Outreach Librarian
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Robyn develops and delivers innovative programming for adults, and manages the diverse adult collections on the main floor of the library.

Liz Anderson

Liz Anderson
MakerSpace and Marketing Librarian
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Liz maintains the library's online presence and manages digital and print marketing. She also provides technology programming and helps coordinate the new MakerSpace.

Trish MacGregor

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PLOW & Children's Program Coordinator
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Trish coordinates programs for Public Library on Wheels (PLOW) and engaging new children's programs for Stratford Public Library. She also oversees SPL's Summer Reading Club.

Shauna Costache

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Public Services Supervisor
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Shauna oversees the staff who help library customers every day. She works with library staff to provide a great customer experience at the library.

Melanie Kindrachuk

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Public Service Librarian
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Providing professional, innovative reference and readers' advisory service, Melanie connects the community to our collections and services on both the adult and children's floors. Melanie also supports community book clubs and spearheads the library-wide community art program.

Heather Lister

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Public Service Librarian
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Providing professional, innovative reference and readers' advisory service, Heather connects the community to our collections and services on both the adult and children's floors. Heather also oversees the robust leased collection and offers complex and university interloan support.