Laura Smith, Assistant Director of Programming and Outreach

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Laura started working for the Marshall County Memorial Library in 2014 after moving to Tennessee from South Florida. Prior to moving here, Laura worked for the Palm Beach County Library System for 13 1/2 years.
Her path to the library was by no means direct. Laura has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York.  She has worked as an engineer, a zookeeper, a veterinary technician, and veterinary receptionist before her love of reading led her back to the library.
Her goal is to spread her love of libraries to others through great customer service and innovative programming for adults. She has started programs in adult coloring and upcyled book crafts, and hosts a weekly crochet club.
If you have any programming ideas, Laura would love to hear them.

Laura can be reached at:

Melba Ewing, Library Assistant

Melba is one of the most senior members of the library staff, having worked at Marshall County Memorial Library for a number of years.

Melba is the smiling face you will almost always see at the front desk. If you are a regular, Melba knows what you like to read and will even put you on reserve for books she knows you will enjoy.

Melba also does our adult collection development and orders our memorial books.

Melba can be reached at:

Jennifer Park Wyatt, Library Assistant

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Jennifer joined the staff at Marshall County Memorial Library in December of 2015. Jennifer spends a great deal of time giving amazing customer service at our front desk. Jennifer is also working with Darlene on Story Time and children's programming. Jennifer has a passion for non-fiction and that helps her in her job of weeding and doing collection development in our non-fiction area.
Jennifer grew up in Nashville, TN and moved to Lewisburg recently from North Carolina.
Jennifer is a graduate of the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, where she majored in Physical Anthropology & graduated Summa Cum Laude.
Jennifer's professional work experience includes everything from small business owner to professional pet sitter to equine therapy with special needs individuals, to criminal justice, to soup kitchen and library staff.
Jennifer is very passionate about the library and everything that we have to offer to the community.

Jennifer can be reached at: