Meet the Library Director!

Please help us in welcoming our new Librarian and Library Director !

Meet the Director Event on Thursday September 16th from 5-6pm!  Come for a Library Tour!

Yvonne Keller-Baker has been named as Library Director of the Schoharie Free Library effective September 13th 2021 (*Officially changed to September 1st 2021).  Mrs. Keller-Baker has been serving as interim library co-director, with Jody Dejong, since July 11, 2021.

Mrs. Keller-Baker has a Master’s degree in library and information science from the University at Albany.  She has worked in education for 20 years, as a teacher and as a librarian in several schools, most recently as high school librarian at Duanesburg Central School.  A resident of Duanesburg, Mrs. Keller-Baker is familiar with the greater Schoharie community, having grown up in Sloansville,  and spent time in the Schoharie Free Library as a child as well as with her own children.

“As one of our interim directors, Yvonne jumped right in with training clerks and has already reorganized the physical layout of the library.  Yvonne is outgoing, pleasant, and has a strong work ethic.  Her expertise with youth and young children willbe beneficial to the patrons of the library.  The board is confident that she will be an asset to the Schoharie Library and the community it serves,” said Pat Clany, President, Schoharie Free Library Board of Trustees.

~From Press Release to Times Journal & Mountain Eagle