Our staff welcomes you to the Minot-Sleeper Library and invites you to stop by the main circulation desk! We are ready to help you find the perfect book, work on a research project, or figure out downloadables. Thank you for making us a part of your community.
Brittany Library Director Brittany Overton is the director of the library. She has worked as a librarian since 2015, and earned her Master's in Library and Information Science in 2016. Her favorite part of working at the Minot-Sleeper Library is being part of a staff that is dedicated to serving its community. She believes libraries are as important as ever in a world with information overload and the desire by people to connect face to face. When she is not at the library, she enjoys spending time with her family in the outdoors.
Azra Assistant Director/Youth Services Librarian Azra joined our staff in February 2015. She holds a BA in History from Mount Holyoke and an MILS from Simmons University. Azra runs our youth programs and adult crafts, along with organizing the website and our social media. Her favorite parts of working at Minot-Sleeper include: creating new programs, working with our community partners, and helping patrons find the perfect weekend read. When she is not at the library, she is out hiking a mountain or experimenting with cooking at home. She lives with her partner Matt, and their three rabbits (Scooter, Jojo, and Lady), their two cats (Irving and Fluffernutter), and their dog (Odin). Her rabbit Scooter is an occasional special guest at our youth programs.
Cindy ILL/Circulation Librarian Cindy Westfall has worked at Minot-Sleeper Library since 2002.She enjoys working with all the wonderful people that come into the library.When not at the library, Cindy enjoys music, old movies, quilting and spending time with her family.She loves the sense of community that exists at the library.
Shayne Library Assistant Shayne holds a B.A. in History and Political Science from the University of Vermont. She has been employed as a Technical Writer for a software company for 18 years. She loves the library atmosphere and enjoys connecting with patrons. Shayne has two active teenagers, who play soccer year-round. Her interests include hiking, skiing, kayaking, gardening, and loon-watching.
Paula Library Assistant Paula holds a B.A. in History, Society and Culture from Colby Sawyer College. She also has her Masters in Library information Sciences with a Specialty in Archives from Simmons College. She grew up in Alexandria New Hampshire and is the fourth generation of her family to live in the area. When she is not working at the Library you can often find her hiking with her golden retriever Winston.
Evelyn Library Page Evelyn Cutting is a page at the library. She has been working at the library since January of 2018 and has enjoyed becoming a part of the amazing staff. Her favorite part is helping patrons who share her love of books, information, and the library. She has loved libraries and literature from a young age and wants to share that with younger generations and patrons. Outside of the library, Evelyn can be found in the mountains or working her way through a new novel.