• John Grayshaw, Director 

John started here at the beginning of 2015. He lives in Royersford, PA, but plans on moving closer soon. He really likes Middletown and hopes to continue to make the library a real asset to the community. He reads mostly science fiction, but also enjoys a mystery sometimes.

  • Barbara Scull, Librarian

Barbara has worked at the library since 1997. She lives in Lititz, PA. She appreciates all the patrons who “keep us on our toes,” and she loves the variety of jobs she does. She enjoys reading/listening to mysteries, general fiction and memoirs that are character-driven with strong, sometimes even “quirky,” lead characters.

  • Beth Wagner, Youth Services Librarian

Beth has worked at the library for 4 years. She lives in Elizabethtown. She loves working with children of all ages and their families. Her favorite part of her job is the summer reading program. Seeing the children and families having fun at the library makes it all worth the effort. She reads everything from picture books, to Newbery winners, to young adult fiction. When not reading children’s books she enjoys historical fiction, mysteries, memoirs, humor, non-fiction and anything that catches her fancy.

  • Kim Vulatic, Library Aide

Kim has worked at the library for about 9 years. She lives in Middletown. She likes the cozy environment of the library and thinks it offers a more personal feel between patrons and staff. Hearing children’s laughter during story time days and summer reading programs make for an enjoyable day. She enjoys reading a variety of books especially historical fiction and non-fiction and recommendations from patrons.

  • Beth Zeller, Library Aide 

Beth has been at the library for 3 years. She lives in Lower Swatara. She enjoys working at the library and sharing her love of books. She likes to read a variety of genres and books.

  • Lori Smith, Library Aide

Lori has worked for the Library for 2 years. She was born in Middletown and has lived here almost her whole life. She said she loves the small town feel of Middletown, its beautiful homes, and the town’s rich history. Lori likes to read either inspirational fiction or mystery/horror in her spare time. She said, “I know it is a weird combination but it is what I like. I don’t get a lot of free time, so I don’t waste time reading anything I don’t enjoy.”

  • Daphne Hess, Library Aide

Daphne has been coming to the library since moving to Middletown 10 years ago. She started as a volunteer and has worked here for less than a year. She is delighted to come to work each week. She enjoys reading mystery, fantasy, comedy, and sometimes suspense/horror books. Her all-time favorite author is Diana Gabaldon and she can be lost for days in one of her novels.

  • Jeri Blanch, Library Aide

Jeri has been volunteering for the library for 2 years. She lives in Highspire. She has always been a voracious reader and likes being around books, interacting with the patrons, and learning new things. She reads a variety of genres-biographies, history, philosophy, inspirational, classics, light mysteries, historical fiction, and just plain old good stories.