Joyce White
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
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
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.

Patience Taylor
Library Aide, Cataloging Librarian
Adult Services
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
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.

Amy Cornwell
Librarian Assistant
In Library Services since 2013

Amy started her library work as a volunteer when she was a teenager. She joined Goodwin Library in 2013 and has loved every minute of it. Every day she gets to learn something new by answering reference questions. At the library, she is also able to utilize her Bachelor’s degrees in Psychology and Business Management. In 2018 she took her writing professional and became an author. She has written numerous short stories and young adult fantasy books.

Kathy Jewett
Librarian Assistant
In Library Services since 2021

Kathy previously worked at the TD Bank next door that is now closed. She loves to read. She loves her cats, her chiweenie, and chihuahua. She also loves spending time with her family. Kathy is excited for her new career at the library.

Logan Barrett

Logan worked as a volunteer at the Goodwin Library in 2015 before he became a staff member a year later. He enjoys reading, revels in the creative process of writing stories, and appreciates time spent with his family and friends.

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.