Library Staff

Meet the Library Staff of the Garden City Public Library.  We’re here to serve you!

Our Director

James B Lenze, Library Director

James LenzeJames Lenze joined the Garden City Public Library staff as a part-time adult services librarian from 1998 to 2007.  He returned to Garden City to serve as the Library Director from March 2008 to July 2011.  Since April 2013, James has been serving as our Director again.  He is also the current Vice President of the Kiwanis Club of Garden City, a member of the Garden City Rotary Club, and enjoys jogging, home-brew, and reading.  He lives in Belleville with his wife and three children.

Our Librarians

Erin Look, Youth Librarian

Erin Look joined the Garden City Public Library staff in 2015 as the Youth Services Librarian. She coordinates the children and teen programming, including storytimes, for the library. She also selects the children and teen books, movies, and music.

Lisa KleinertAdult Librarian

Lisa KLisa Kleinert is the Adult Services Librarian. She joined the Garden City Public Library staff in 2015 as one of the Library Aides. She is an interesting person.

Our Reference Staff

Kim Poma, Library Aide

Kim Poma joined the Garden City Public Library staff in 2015 as the Library Aide. Her duties include assisting patrons at the reference desk and helping to prepare for upcoming programs.

Betty Adams, Library Aide

Betty Adams is the newest member of our Library team, joining in 2016 as a Library Aide. She is available to assist with printing, computers, reference questions, and to assist in readying and executing programs here at the GCPL.

Our Clerks

Barbara Custard, Circulation Clerk

Claudine Wooley, Circulation Clerk

Our Pages

Alison Flathers, Page

Sarah Flathers, Page