Meeting Update: Library Board of Directors meeting will be on Tuesday, January 22.
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Library Staff

Daisy Porter-Reynolds, Executive Director, 630-264-4106
Daisy started working at Aurora Public Library in 2014. Before that, she served as deputy director of Arlington Heights Memorial Library. She obtained her Master of Library Science Degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She lives in Aurora. Her book credits are: “Streamlined Library Programming: How to Improve Services and Cut Costs,” Libraries Unlimited, 2014, and (book chapter) “’Like a Kid in a Candy Store’: Marketplaces in Public Libraries.” The Library Innovation Toolkit: Ideas, Strategies, and Programs, Anthony Molaro and Leah L. White, eds., 2015.
Michaela Haberkern, Deputy Director, 630-264-4120
Contact Michaela about:
  • Policies, goals, objectives and general planning activities of the library
  • Hiring and training of public service managers
  • Customer service at all locations
Heather Sturm, Director of Neighborhood Services, 630-264-3410
Contact Heather about:
  • Customer service issues at Eola Road Branch, West Branch, Outreach (Bookmobile)
  • Meeting or conference room reservations at Eola Road Branch and West Branch
  • General questions about library service in the community
Miriam Meza, Communications Manager, 630-264-4125
Contact Miriam about:
  • Market library’s programs, services and collections
  • Respond and interact with media, community members and customers
  • Build library’s brand to life
Jonathan Hauser, IT Manager, 630-264-4258
Contact Jonathan about:
  • Voice and Data Systems
  • Network Hardware
  • Software Applications
Brenda Blough, Human Resources Manager, 630-264-4108
Contact Brenda about:
  • Recruitment, selection & hiring
  • Employee training and talent development
  • Employee Benefits and Payroll
  • Employee relations, policy development and implementation
Kathy Fennell, Senior Administration Manager, 630-264-4118
Contact Kathy about:
  • Accounts Payable
  • Budgeting
  • Purchasing/leasing – equipment and supplies
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Laura Stoney, Foundation Manager, 630-264-4154
Contact Laura about:
  • Making or seeking donations
  • Naming opportunities and donor recognition
  • Annual gala and other Foundation activities
Jeff DesJardine, Facilities Manager, 630-264-4130
Contact Jeff about:
  • Building maintenance
  • Landscaping and snow removal
  • Custodial issues
Dana Russell, Senior Manager of Children’s Services, 630-264-4128
Contact Dana about:
  • Services & programming for children birth – fifth grade at Santori
  • Coordination of children’s services and programs for all library locations
  • Collaborative projects with local school districts and area agencies and organizations that work with families & children
Eric Battaglia, Senior Manager of Adult Services, 630-264-4134
Contact Eric about:
  • Public Services for Adults and Teens
  • Programming for Adults at Santori
  • Customer-oriented information services
Himanshu Trivedi, Senior Manager of Digital Services, 630-264-4107
Contact Himanshu about:
  • New Service initiatives for electronic and digital resources
  • Digital services including Overdrive, RBDigital, Hoopla, Freegal and Online databases
  • Assistance with emerging technology used in the library
Colleen Seisser, Collection Services Manager, 630-264-4114
Contact Colleen about:
  • Acquisition of Library Materials
  • Cataloging of Library Materials
  • Development of Library Collections
Kathleen Butzen, Outreach Manager, 630-723-2725 Contact Kathleen about:
  • Bookmobile, Community Outreach and Homebound Service
  • Lobby Stop Service for senior facilities
  • Special event requests
Phyllis Lia, Support Services Manager, 630-264-3435
Contact Phyllis about:
  • Check-in processes of returned materials
  • Clerical aide and shelver hiring and training

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Santori Public Library

101 S. River St.
Aurora, Illinois 60506

» Driving Directions
ph : 630-264-4100
fax: 630-892-5648

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Eola Road Branch

555 S. Eola Road.
Aurora, Illinois 60504

» Driving Directions
ph : 630-264-3400
fax: 630-898-5220

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West Branch

233 S. Constitution Drive.
Aurora, Illinois 60506

» Driving Directions
ph : 630-264-3600
fax: 630-844-8695

Outreach Services & Bookmobile