Maureen Smyth, School Librarian:
Ms. Smyth has served as SHR's school librarian since 2008. Before coming to SHR, she worked as a librarian at Rutgers University, Princeton Public Library, and Gill St. Bernard's School. Past professional experience includes 17 years in the archaeology and museums fields. A graduate of Rutgers University with a BA in Archeology and Anthropology, she holds an MA in Archeology from Boston University and an MLIS from Rutgers University. She is the co-author of Teaching the Scientific Literature Review: Collaborative Lessons for Guided Inquiry (2nd ed., 2014), which received the 2010 Research Award from the NJ Association of College & Research Libraries. Ms. Smyth is an avid reader, especially sci-fi and mysteries. She is interested in tech in education, geek culture, food, travel, and dogs.
Sue Cathcart, Library Aide:
Mrs. Cathcart has served as SHR's library aide since 2008. She is a graduate of Rutgers University with a BA in Child Psychology and Criminology. She also holds a Computer Support Certification. Her prior professional experiences include 9+ years as Office Manager in the printing industry. Her interests include reading, EdTech, computers, traveling, community service, and a life-long passion for the sport of tennis. She lives in Flemington with her husband and two children.
SHR Library Facts:
- 12,900 books, including:
- 1,500+ eBooks
- 435+ graphic novels & graphic non-fiction
- 2,900+ fiction
- 201 average daily users (2014-15)