Staff Profile

Annabelle Mortensen

Access Services Manager

Access Services

Annabelle oversees the team responsible for the library's vast physical and digital collections, including staff who select, catalog, label, digitize, sort, and shelve materials. In her spare time she chases after two sons, binge-watches HBO, and pines for the sunshine of her native California.

Blog Posts

How to Lead a Book Discussion

Thinking about starting a reading group? There are a few things to consider before you begin. Setting the ground rules early will provide the foundation for a successful discussion.

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Staff Picks Confidential

We take our annual staff picks of favorite books and DVDs pretty seriously. We've been compiling them since 2002, and while it may sound easy, there's a fair amount of angst involved. How do I winnow down the choices? Is something really "staff-pick worthy"? What if I change my mind?

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