District Librarian

Miriam holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in Journalism and English Literature from the University of Oregon. Her career has included time as Editor in Chief at Gartner Group International, as a Communications Strategist at Waggener Edstrom, as a Staff Writer at the Klamath Falls Herald & News and as a Resource Director at South Lane Ballet Academy. Miriam brings to the library a lifelong love of literature and research and a commitment to providing access to information and a forum for positive community interactions.

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Library Assistant

Kesna holds a Bachelor of Science in Math and Science from the University of Wyoming and a Montessori Teaching Certificate from Boulder, Colorado. She has worked in the Montessori system as a teacher and administrator and in addition to working at Mildred Whipple Library, she is on the board of directors of the Yoncalla Public Library. Kesna's commitment to education and community building is an asset to our team.

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Library Assistant

Katrina has been with the Mildred Whipple Library since our grand opening in 2018! She is a graduate of Montana State University and holds a Bachelor of Arts in English Writing, a Bachelor of Science in Natural Resources & Rangeland Ecology, and a minor in French. Previously she worked as the Customer Service Supervisor for the Montana State University Bookstore, with additional training in Human Resources. Outside of her work for the North Douglas Library District, Katrina is a book reviewer for NetGalley and a freelance editor. She is dedicated to lifelong education and literacy, with a passion for languages and traveling.

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Library Assistant

Nicole is a native Oregonian and was homeschooled through high school by her family. She holds an EMT certificate and enjoys studying plants and herbal medicines. She loves to read nonfiction and has enjoyed traveling locally and internationally.

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