Staff

Tami LaRock
Director
tlarock@goodwinlibrary.org
In Library Services since 2005
Tami joined the Goodwin Library in 2005 as a Library aide.  Utilizing her strong Quality background with emphasis on streamlining, problem solving and statistical analysis, she quickly rose to her present position. Among her accomplishments are the design layout of the main floor, extensive pre-launch research of our new online catalog system, as well as many behind-the-scenes processing improvements. She enjoys the outdoors, computers, cats and time with family and friends.
 
Joyce White
Assistant Director
jwhite@goodwinlibrary.org
In Library Services since 1980

Joyce has worked with books (and the people who love them) since 1980. She started at Goodwin Library in 2001, and moved to the Children’s Room team in 2005. She enjoys opening up the world of reading to kids of all ages!

Kayla Morin-Riordan
Children’s Services Supervisor
kmorin@goodwinlibrary.org
In Library Services since 2014
Kayla started coming to the Goodwin Library when she was 5 years old and loved it so much she started working in the Children’s Room in September of 2014. Kayla holds a Bachelor’s of Social Work and a minor in Psychology, both of which she uses to better serve patrons and plan programs. In her free time Kayla enjoys reading, spending time with her family, kayaking and camping.
Donna Swett
Children’s Services
dswett@goodwinlibrary.org
In Library Services since 2001
Donna started her journey as a librarian in 2001 and was a member of the Goodwin Library staff from 2004 thru 2011. After serving our state’s most vulnerable youth as a Forensic Interviewer/Child Advocate for the past decade, she has happily returned to us.
Promoting early literacy development through books, music, movement and art with our youngest patrons and their families is her passion. In her free time she loves to read, travel, garden, and spend lots of time with family.
Logan Barrett
Library Aide
Adult Services
mbarrett@goodwinlibrary.org
In Library Services since 2016
Logan worked as a volunteer at the Goodwin Library in 2015 before he became a staff member a year later. He strives to provide a warm and welcoming environment for every visitor, and delights in assisting patrons and staff alike. When Logan is not researching or cataloging media to add to the library’s robust collection, he enjoys reading, revels in the creative process of writing stories, and appreciates time spent with his family and friends.
Patience Taylor
Library Aide, Cataloging Librarian
Adult Services
ptaylor@goodwinlibrary.org
In Library Services since 2005
Patience enjoys her job, walks in the woods, reading, quiet time, feeding and watching birds, jigsaw puzzles, and spending time with family. Patience also greatly enjoys cataloging books for our patrons.
Pam Groat
Interlibrary Loan
Children’s Services
pgroat@goodwinlibrary.org
In Library Services since 2015
Pam has worked in the book field since 2005. She has worked as an Aid for kids with disabilities, specializing in American Sign Language. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, reading a variety of books, knitting, and playing computer games.
The Goodwin Library is also fortunate to have many dedicated volunteers from our town that contribute countless hours to efforts at the library. Our library would not be what it is without them. Though they may not be employees of the Goodwin Library, their enthusiasm and tireless acts of collaboration and devoted community building, should not go unnoticed.