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Library Director

Donna Olson comes to SSLDL after 14+ years at Howell Carnegie District Library, where she specialized in making community connections – partnering with local organizations, the business community, the schools, library users and nonusers alike to put library resources in the hands of the community.  Also, she honed her customer service skills as a reference & collection development librarian, event & workshop planner, and member of various community committees.  She is active in various organizations including local Chambers, Michigan Library Association (MLA) and LibraryBiz Connect. She and her husband, Chuck, live on 11 acres in Marion Twp with their "free" dog, Reggie and two "free kittens".  The three kids, Ken, Catherine and Susan.

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Kathy H

Assistant Director

Kathy Hutchinson moved to the South Lyon area in 1999 and has been employed at the Salem-South Lyon District Library since 2009.   She began as a page, then worked as a Customer Service Specialist, now she is the Assistant Director. She loves working with the customers and enjoys her time away from the library, gardening, kayaking, hydroplane racing, and volunteering.

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Head of Information Technology

Luke Ervin has previously worked 4 years in the public school system, managing and maintaining Information Technology.  He Graduated from Baker College Flint with a Bachelors in Network Administration and Security. Luke loves spending time with his family and enjoys diving headfirst into anything cutting edge and tech related. With a passion for technology and learning new things, Luke looks forward to serving the needs of the library and its patrons as Head of IT and Network Security.

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Kathy M

Head of Children's & Teen Services

Kathy Merucci has been with the Salem-South Lyon Library since June 2010 when she began working as a volunteer. She is a graduate of Michigan State University with a B.S. in Biology and earned her MLIS in May 2013 from Wayne State University. Her hobbies include photography, spending time with her family and reading mysteries.

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Children's & Teen Services Librarian

Sarah Swiderski

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Children's & Tween Services Librarian

Kelly Soerens has worked in public libraries for the last six years and in a community college library before that. She attended college at the University of Detroit-Mercy and library school at Wayne State University. In her spare time she loves to listen to audio books, reading mystery novels, gardening, and during the winter curling (yes, the sport on ice with brooms).

Kelly Soerens

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Head of Adult Services

Amelia Yunker

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Adult Services Librarian

Andrew Calvetti 

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Adult Services Librarian

Mary McCarthy  

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Vaughn Chesters


Vaughn Chesters

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