Staff Directory

Shelley Armstrong
Information Services
Librarian
3934

I have a Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood and Kindergarten Education and a Master's in Library Science, both from UW-Madison, which is my home town. Before moving to Fond du Lac, I taught preschool for 10 years. I have been a librarian since 1994. I spent 14 years as a children's and teen librarian, and am now a reference librarian. I have three boys, two grandkids and a rambunctious dog named Cocoa. I can be reached by phone at (920) 322-3934 or email [email protected].

Nancy B
Support Services
Clerk
Laura B
Support Services
Clerk
(920) 322-3920
Jon Mark Bolthouse
Administration
Director
(920) 322-3959

Jon Mark is the Director of the Fond du Lac Public Library and is in charge of the overall management, policies, and vision for the library.
Jon Mark holds an MS in Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana and a BA in History and Asian Studies from Loyola University Chicago. Prior to becoming director, Jon Mark worked for the South Central Library System in Madison, the UW Colleges' Library System, three private colleges outside of Philadelphia, PA (Bryn Mawr, Haverford, and Swarthmore Colleges), and the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington.
He lives in Fond du Lac with his wife, daughter, and 13 year-old Yellow Labrador Retriever.

Contact Jon Mark at [email protected] with any questions, comments, or concerns.

Marjorie Brashier
Support Services
Librarian
(920) 322-3952

A native of southeastern Wisconsin, Marjorie Brashier has a Journalism Bachelor of Arts and a Master's Degree in Library and Information Studies, both from UW-Madison. She started at FDL Public Library has a cataloger, and over the years, has been a reference librarian, a website designer (not our current site), software installer and computer troubleshooter. She is currently a cataloger and co-system administrator of our library automation system.

Lori Burgess
Administration
Assistant Director for Operations
(920) 322-3922 (ext 3922)

Lori is the Assistant Director for Operations and is in charge of Information Services, Circulation and Technical Services.  She grew up in Manitowoc, received her undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin - Superior and her Masters Degree in Library Studies from the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor).  She has been working in libraries since high school and has been a circulation page, materials processor, clerk, library assistant, cataloger, reference librarian and now a department head. 

She enjoys meeting new people (although she's horrible with names!) and reading or listening to just about any kind of book.  Her favorite reads include My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult, The Shack by Wm. P. Young, the Stephanie Plum series by Janet Evanovich, the Virgin River series by Robyn Carr, the dragon books (multiple series) by Katie MacAlister, the Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins, the Maximum Ride series by James Patterson, The Dive From Clausen's Pier by Ann Packer and Good to Great by Jim Collins.

She has lived in the town of Taycheedah since 2005 with her husband and daughter.

Kathy C
Support Services
Clerk
Kate C
Support Services
Clerk
(920) 322-3920
Julia Cartwright
Youth Services
Library Assistant
3942

Julia Cartwright is children's library assistant at FDL Public Library. Before coming to the library, Julia worked for 21 years as a teacher in Fond du Lac. She also has worked extensively in the nonprofit disability sector in the Fox Valley area. She loves books and animals, especially dogs. As a fervent supporter of early literacy, she's excited about the library's program, 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten. You can reach her at [email protected].

Annette Clark
Information Services
Librarian
3936

Annette is a librarian in the Information Services Dept. and coordinator of the Opportunity Center. She grew up in the Fond du Lac area and has an education and library degree from UW Oshkosh and UW Madison, respectively. She has been working at FDL Public Library for more than 10 years. She has spent time in Information Services, Bookmobile, Children's and is now back in Information Services.

Joshua Cowles
Administration
Library Technology Coordinator
Terri Fleming
Administration
Community Information Coordinator
920-322-3951

Terri Fleming is the community information coordinator at the Fond du Lac Public Library, working to publicize the library‚Äôs events, features and services. Terri is a 20-year veteran of newspaper journalism and has worked locally in the non-profit sector. She is a self-confessed bookaholic but has taken 0 steps to curb her addiction. You can reach her at [email protected].

Lori G
Support Services
Clerk
Diane K
Support Services
Clerk
Sara K
Support Services
Clerk
(920) 322-3920
Jean Kaufman
Administration
Custodian
920-322-3958
Gabriela Langholff
Youth Services
Library Assistant
3944

Gabriela Langholff works as library assistant in the Youth Services Dept. She loves books and learning new things. She began working at the library in the Reference area. You can see her often helping children to find whatever they need at the library. When she can, she loves to speak Spanish, her native language. She lives in Fond du Lac with her husband, daughter and two very naughty cats. You can reach her at [email protected].

Mary Leb
Information Services
Librarian
920-322-3935

I grew up in Fond du Lac and have always enjoyed coming to the public library. Now I am one of the reference librarians. I am a member of the Fond du Lac County Historical Society, the Fond du Lac County Genealogical Society, the Wisconsin State Genealogical Society and several other area genealogy societies. I enjoy traveling and attending genealogy workshops to learn more about researching my own family history.

Emilyn Linden
Information Services
Librarian

Emilyn is a native of the Midwest who has worked in public libraries in Kansas and Iowa. She holds a BA from Iowa State University and a Master's Degree in Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She enjoys audiobooks, knitting, hiking and hanging out with her husband, son and passel of cats.

John M
Support Services
Clerk
(920) 322-3920

Retired from U.S. Air Force after 26 years of active duty.

Joanne Mengel
Information Services
Library Assistant
3939

Joanne Mengel is a library assistant in the Information Services Dept. at FDL Public Library with over 30 years of library experience. She coordinates the library's Homebound Program, and creates and processes interlibrary loan requests. Most days you will find her at the Help Desk on the first floor providing reader's advisory. She is an avid reader of just about any genre, but has a soft spot for romance and chick-lit. Look for her blog posts on the library website, where she will be posting reviews of everything from the latest thrillers to the "warm and fuzzies." You can contact her via email at [email protected]

 

Juana Montes-Hernandez
Support Services
Literacy Specialist
(920) 322-3932

Juana Montes-Hernandez is the literacy coordinator for Fond du Lac Literacy Services, which is located on the library's second floor near the Reference Desk. She has a Human Resource Development certificate from Moraine Park Technical College and a Supervisory Leadership Certificate from the Fond du Lac Area Association of Commerce.

Laurie Moore
Administration
Administrative Assistant
3949

Laurie is the Administrative Assistant at the library.  You'll usually find her hiding in the basement crunching numbers in her office, but occasionally she shows her face doing odd things throughout the library.  She spends a lot of time on the side at the library enjoying all the books and fun programs with her children.  She absolutely loves reading books to children!!!!  Away from the library, you'll usually find her playing sports, or enjoying watching her children play them.

You can reach her by email at [email protected] or by phone at (920) 929-7080 ext.3949.

Ange N
Support Services
Library Assistant
Sarah Newton
Youth Services
Coordinator
3941

Sarah Newton is the Youth Services Coordinator and heads the children's and teen department. She moved from Virginia to Fond du Lac in 2012 and yes, she still loves the snow in Wisconsin. Sarah has been in libraries for almost 10 years and continually looks for ways to keep the library in the forefront of people's minds. She adores any book that will make her laugh, such as That is Not a Good Idea by Mo Willems and the Regarding the . . . series by Kate Klise and thinks that one of the best parts of libraries is still sharing great books. Stop in and see her or email her at [email protected]!

 

Jackie O
Support Services
Clerk
(920) 322-3920
Mary Parsons
Youth Services
Librarian
(920) 322-3943

Mary Parsons is the Youth Services Librarian at the library. She worked in her first library when she was in high school and she still thinks it is an extremely fun and rewarding job. She enjoys creating entertaining and educational events for children, especially those programs that allow her to make a mess. Mary loves reading fantasy, mystery, and any book that makes her laugh. She is passionate about traveling and will happily spend hours discussing the places she's seen or would like to see.

Susan Ringer
Information Services
Librarian
3938

Susan works at the Help Desk on first floor and the Reference Desk on second floor, but only at one desk at a time! She enjoys reading books that have a Wisconsin connection, feature dogs, are humorous, intriguing, historical or are literary, book-club type books. She is happiest when she can find a book that combines all of those qualities. You can reach Susan at [email protected]

Debbie Rosenberg
Information Services
Library Assistant
3937

Debbie is a library assistant in the Information Services Dept. and usually can be found at the Reference Desk on the second floor; she also works the Help Desk. She has a degree in Elementary Education from UW-Madison and more than 20 years of experience working in both interlibrary loan and reference.

Kristi S
Support Services
Clerk
(920) 322-3920
Colleen S
Support Services
Clerk
Pam T
Support Services
Clerk
(920) 322-3920
Julia Tenor
Youth Services
Library Assistant
3943

Julia Tenor is a born and raised Wisconsinite and has been in children's libraries for several years. With a love of glitter and giggles, Julia is a fun addition to the department. She loves creating interesting things for children to see and do while in the library. Julia enjoys reading fantasy and any book that will make her laugh. Ask her about her three cats when you stop in to say hello!

Jenny Wittlinger
Support Services
Circulation Supervisor
(920) 322-3923 (ext 3923)

Jenny is the team leader for the Circulation Dept. Her team of dedicated clerks, pages and volunteers strive to make the library a great experience for all patrons. She coordinates the Day Care Collection and works the Help Desk. Outside of work, Jenny enjoys books, music, fishing and snowmobiling. You can reach her at [email protected].

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