Organizational and Functional Roster

Contents

Organizational Roster | Roster of Staff by Job Title | Functional Roster | State and Federal (LSTA) Aid for Libraries and Systems

System Liaisons: Reference and Research Library Resources Systems | Public Library Systems | School Library Systems

Organizational Roster

Division of Library Development, New York State Library

General phone: 518-474-7890
Fax: 518-486-5254
Mailing address: 10B41 CEC, Albany NY 12230

Coordinator of Statewide Library Services and Director of Library Development

Carol Ann Desch; 518-474-7196

Secretary

Athena Small; 518-474-7890

Operating Teams

(Some staff are on more than one team)

Public Library System Services Team

Mary Anne Waltz (Team Leader); (v) 518-474-1479
Mary Beth Farr; (v) 518-486-4927
Amy Heebner; (v) 518-474-4883
Barbara Lilley; (v) 518-486-4864
Natalie McDonough; (v) 518-486-2194
Jane Minotti; (v) 518-486-4858
Sharon Phillips; (v) 518-486-4863
Frank Rees; (v) 518-474-1565

Library Aid Coordination, Resource Sharing and Preservation Services

Barbara Lilley (Team Leader); (v) 518-486-4864
Kimberly Anderson; (v) 518-486-5252
Mary Beth Farr; (v) 518-486-4927
Jeffrey Kirkendall; (v) 518-486-1330
Adriana Mastroianni; (v) 518-486-2810
Jane Minotti; (v) 518-486-4858
Holly Peacock; (v) 518-486-2197

Technology and Federal Aid Services

Amy Heebner (Team Leader); (v) 518-474-4883
Julia Maxwell; (v) 518-474-4734
Natalie McDonough; (v) 518-486-2194
Sarah McFadden; (v) 518-474-8541
Jane Minotti; (v) 518-486-4858
Frank Rees; (v) 518-474-1565

Roster of Staff by Job Title

Library Development Specialists/Librarians

Mary Beth Farr; (v) 518-486-4927
Amy Heebner; (v) 518-474-4883
Barbara Lilley; (v) 518-486-4864
Natalie McDonough; (v) 518-486-2194
Sarah McFadden; (v) 518-474-8541
Jane Minotti; (v) 518-486-4858
Sharon Phillips; (v) 518-486-4863
Frank Rees; (v) 518-474-1565
Mary Anne Waltz; (v) 518-474-1479

Education Program Assistants

Kimberly Anderson; (v) 518-486-5252
Jeffrey Kirkendall; (v) 518-486-1330
Adriana Mastroianni; (v) 518-486-2810
Julia Maxwell; (v) 518-474-4734
Holly Peacock; (v) 518-486-2197

Secretarial Staff

Athena Small; (v) 518-474-7890

Functional Roster

Academic Library Statistics

Jane Minotti; (v) 518-486-4858

Annual Reports:

Public Libraries

Adriana Mastroianni; (v) 518-486-2810
Julia Maxwell (backup); (v) 518-474-4734

Public Library Systems

Kimberly Anderson; (v) 518-486-5252

Reference and Research Library Resources Councils

Holly Peacock; (v) 518-486-2197

School Library Systems

Kimberly Anderson; (v) 518-486-5252

Bibliostat Products

Jeffrey Kirkendall; (v) 518-486-1330

Broadband Initiatives for Libraries

Amy Heebner; (v) 518-474-4883
Natalie McDonough; (v) 518-486-2194

Central Library Aid

SEE: State and Federal Aid for Libraries and Systems

Central Library Directors Association Liaison

Mary Anne Waltz; (v) 518-474-1479

Chartering of Public Libraries

SEE: Public Library System Liaisons

Conservation/Preservation Program

Barbara Lilley; (v) 518-486-4864
See also: State and Federal Aid for Libraries and Systems

Construction for Public Libraries

Natalie McDonough; (v) 518-486-2194
Frank Rees; (v) 518-474-1565
Mary Anne Waltz (Program Manager); (v) 518-474-1479
See also: State and Federal Aid for Libraries and Systems

Coordinated Collection Development Aid

SEE: State and Federal Aid for Libraries and Systems

Coordinated Outreach Services Aid

SEE: State and Federal Aid for Libraries and Systems

Correctional Facilities, Aid to Public Library Systems

SEE: State and Federal Aid for Libraries and Systems

E-Rate (Universal Service Telecommunications Discount Program for Schools and Libraries)

Natalie McDonough (E-rate Coordinator); (v) 518-486-2194
Amy Heebner (backup); (v) 518-474-4883

Early Literacy Initiatives

SEE: Ready to Read at New York Libraries

Edge Initiative

Amy Heebner; (v) 518-474-4883

Empire State Library Network (formerly New York 3Rs Association) Liaison

Barbara Lilley; (v) 518-486-4864

Federal Aid for Library Services / LSTA Coordinator

Amy Heebner; (v) 518-474-4883
See also: State and Federal Aid for Libraries and Systems

Free Direct Access Plans

SEE: Public Library System Liaisons

Hospital Library Services Aid

SEE: State and Federal Aid for Libraries and Systems

Indian Libraries Aid

SEE: State and Federal Aid for Libraries and Systems

Institution Library Services (County Jails)

SEE: State and Federal Aid for Libraries and Systems

Legislative Bill Comments Coordination

Carol Ann Desch; 518-474-7196

Legislative Planning and Regulations

Carol Ann Desch; 518-474-7196

Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) Program Coordination

Amy Heebner; (v) 518-474-4883
See also: State and Federal Aid for Libraries and Systems

Library Trustees Association of New York State (LTANYS) Liaison

Carol Ann Desch; 518-474-7196

Literacy Library Services

Adult Literacy Library Services Program

Natalie McDonough; (v) 518-486-2194
Julia Maxwell; (v) 518-474-4734

Early Literacy Initiative; SEE: Ready to Read at New York Libraries

Family Literacy Library Services Program

Natalie McDonough; (v) 518-486-2194
Julia Maxwell; (v) 518-474-4734

See also: State and Federal Aid for Libraries and Systems

Local Library Services Aid Program

SEE: State and Federal Aid Programs for Libraries and Systems

Love Your Library License Plate Program Love Your Library license plates benefit Summer Reading at New York Libraries

Sharon Phillips; (v) 518-486-4863

Mailing list information

Athena Small; 518-474-7890

Medical Information Services Program

SEE: State and Federal Aid for Libraries and Systems

Minimum Public Library Standards

SEE: Public Library System Liaisons

NOVELNY (New York Online Virtual Electronic Library) NOVELny New York Online Virtual Electronic Library

NOVELNY Project

Amy Heebner; (v) 518-474-4883

NOVELNY Databases Help Desk

E-mail the NOVELNY Databases Help Desk; (v) 518-486-6012 in the Albany area; toll-free in NY (877) 277-0250

NOVELNY web site

Sarah McFadden; (v) 518-474-8541

NYLINE and other e-mail lists

Sarah McFadden; (v) 518-474-8541

Outreach Services, Public Libraries

Mary Beth Farr; (v) 518-486-4927

Outcome-Based Evaluation Training

Amy Heebner; (v) 518-474-4883

Plans of Service for Systems

SEE: System Liaisons

Project Outcome (PLA)

Jane Minotti; (v) 518-486-4858

Public Librarian Certification

Jeffrey Kirkendall; (v) 518-486-1330

Public Library Districts Initiative

SEE: Public Library System Liaisons

Public Library Statistics Cooperative (PLSC) program (Federal)

Jane Minotti; (v) 518-486-4858

Public Library Statistics (New York)

Jane Minotti; (v) 518-486-4858

Public Library System Directors Organization (PULISDO) Liaison

Mary Anne Waltz; (v) 518-474-1479

Public Library System Services

Mary Anne Waltz (Program Manager); (v) 518-474-1479
See also Public Library System Liaisons; State and Federal Aid for Libraries and Systems

Publications

Athena Small; 518-474-7890

Ready to Read at New York Libraries (early literacy initiative)

Sharon Phillips; (v) 518-486-4863

Reference and Research Library Resources (3Rs) Council Services

Program Manager: Barbara Lilley; (v) 518-486-4864
See also System Liaisons; State and Federal Aid for Libraries and Systems

Regional Bibliographic Data Bases and Interlibrary Resource Sharing Program

SEE: State and Federal Aid for Libraries and Systems

Registration of Public Libraries

SEE: Public Library System Liaisons

School Library System Association, Inc. Liaison

Mary Beth Farr; (v) 518-486-4927

School Library System Services

Carol Ann Desch (Program Manager, Interim); 518-474-7196
Mary Beth Farr (Backup); (v) 518-486-4927
See also System Liaisons; State and Federal Aid for Libraries and Systems

State Aid for Libraries and Systems (Coordinator)

Barbara Lilley; (v) 518-486-4864
See also: State and Federal Aid for Libraries and Systems

State Aid for Library Construction Program

Natalie McDonough; (v) 518-486-2194
Frank Rees; (v) 518-474-1565
Mary Anne Waltz (Program Manager); (v) 518-474-1479
See also: State and Federal Aid for Libraries and Systems

State Data Coordinator

Jane Minotti; (v) 518-486-4858

Summer Reading at New York Libraries Program Summer Reading at New York Libraries logo

Sharon Phillips; (v) 518-486-4863

System Annual Reports

SEE: Annual Reports

Systems Plans of Service

SEE: System Liaisons

Trustees and Public Libraries

SEE: Public Library System Liaisons

Trustees -- Library Trustees Association of New York State (LTANYS) Liaison

Carol Ann Desch; 518-474-7196

Universal Service Telecommunications Discount Program for Schools and Libraries

SEE: E-Rate

Web site for Division of Library Development and NOVELny

Sarah McFadden; (v) 518-474-8541

Workforce Development and Libraries

Mary Beth Farr; (v) 518-486-4927

Youth and Family Services

Sharon Phillips; (v) 518-486-4863


State and Federal Aid Programs for Libraries and Systems

Please contact the following staff with questions about State and Federal Aid program requirements and payments.

Adult Literacy Library Services Program

Natalie McDonough; (v) 518-486-2194
Julia Maxwell; (v) 518-474-4734

Center for Jewish History, Inc. Library Aid

Holly Peacock; (v) 518-486-2197

Central Libraries Aid (Public Library Systems)

Kimberly Anderson; (v) 518-486-5252

Conservation/Preservation Grants

Holly Peacock; (v) 518-486-2197

Construction: State Aid for Library Construction

Kimberly Anderson; (v) 518-486-5252
Julia Maxwell; (v) 518-474-4734
Natalie McDonough; (v) 518-486-2194
Frank Rees; (v) 518-474-1565
Mary Anne Waltz (Progam Manager); (v) 518-474-1479

Coordinated Collection Development Aid (Academic Libraries)

Adriana Mastroianni; (v) 518-486-2810
Jeffrey Kirkendall (backup); (v) 518-486-1330

Coordinated Outreach Services Aid (Public Library Systems)

Kimberly Anderson; (v) 518-486-5252

County Jails Library Aid (Public Library Systems)

Kimberly Anderson; (v) 518-486-5252

Family Literacy Library Services Program

Natalie McDonough; (v) 518-486-2194
Julia Maxwell; (v) 518-474-4734

Hospital Library Services Aid (3Rs)

Holly Peacock; (v) 518-486-2197

Indian Libraries Aid

Kimberly Anderson; (v) 518-486-5252

Local Services Aid (Public Library Systems)

Kimberly Anderson; (v) 518-486-5252

The New-York Historical Society Library Aid

Holly Peacock; (v) 518-486-2197

The New York Public Library, Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library Aid

Kimberly Anderson; (v) 518-486-5252

The New York Public Library, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture Library Aid

Kimberly Anderson; (v) 518-486-5252

New York State Medical Information Services Program for Libraries

Holly Peacock; (v) 518-486-2197

Public Library System Aid

Kimberly Anderson; (v) 518-486-5252

Reference and Research Library Resources System Aid

Holly Peacock; (v) 518-486-2197

Regional Bibliographic Data Bases (RBDB) Aid

Holly Peacock; (v) 518-486-2197

School Library System Aid

Kimberly Anderson; (v) 518-486-5252

State Corrections Aid (Public Library Systems)

Kimberly Anderson; (v) 518-486-5252


System Liaisons

Jump to: Public Library Systems | School Library Systems

Reference and Research Library Resources System Services

[See also Reference and Research Library Resources System page for links to the Systems]

Capital District Library Council for Reference and Research Resources: Barbara Lilley; (v) 518-486-4864

Central New York Library Resources Council: Mary Beth Farr; (v) 518-486-4927

Long Island Library Resources Council, Inc.: Barbara Lilley; (v) 518-486-4864

Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO): Barbara Lilley; (v) 518-486-4864

Northern New York Library Network: Mary Beth Farr; (v) 518-486-4927

Rochester Regional Library Council: Mary Beth Farr; (v) 518-486-4927

South Central Research Library Council: Mary Beth Farr; (v) 518-486-4927

Southeastern New York Library Resources Council: Barbara Lilley; (v) 518-486-4864

Western New York Library Resources Council: Mary Beth Farr; (v) 518-486-4927

Public Library System Services

[See also Public Library System page for links to the Systems]

Brooklyn Public Library: Barbara Lilley; (v) 518-486-4864

Buffalo and Erie County Public Library: Mary Beth Farr; (v) 518-486-4927

Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System: Mary Beth Farr; (v) 518-486-4927

Clinton-Essex-Franklin Library System: Amy Heebner; (v) 518-474-4883

Finger Lakes Library System: Sharon Phillips; (v) 518-486-4863

Four County Library System: Sharon Phillips; (v) 518-486-4863

Mid-Hudson Library System: Jane Minotti; (v) 518-486-4858

Mid York Library System: Frank Rees; (v) 518-474-1565

Mohawk Valley Library System: Mary Anne Waltz; (v) 518-474-1479

Monroe County Library System: Natalie McDonough; (v) 518-486-2194

Nassau Library System: Frank Rees; (v) 518-474-1565

The New York Public Library: Barbara Lilley; (v) 518-486-4864

Nioga Library System: Mary Beth Farr; (v) 518-486-4927

North Country Library System: Amy Heebner; (v) 518-474-4883

Onondaga County Public Library: Frank Rees; (v) 518-474-1565

Pioneer Library System: Natalie McDonough; (v) 518-486-2194

Queens Borough Public Library: Barbara Lilley; (v) 518-486-4864

Ramapo Catskill Library System: Jane Minotti; (v) 518-486-4858

Southern Adirondack Library System: Mary Anne Waltz; (v) 518-474-1479

Southern Tier Library System: Sharon Phillips; (v) 518-486-4863

Suffolk Cooperative Library System: Frank Rees; (v) 518-474-1565

Upper Hudson Library System: Mary Anne Waltz; (v) 518-474-1479

Westchester Library System: Barbara Lilley; (v) 518-486-4864

School Library System Services

[See also School Library System page for links to the Systems]

Albany-Schoharie-Schenectady-Saratoga (Capital Region) BOCES: Mary Beth Farr; (v) 518-486-4927

Broome-Tioga BOCES: Mary Beth Farr; (v) 518-486-4927

Buffalo City: Mary Beth Farr; (v) 518-486-4927

Cattaraugus-Allegany-Erie-Wyoming BOCES: Mary Beth Farr; (v) 518-486-4927

Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES: Mary Beth Farr; (v) 518-486-4927

Clinton-Essex-Warren-Washington BOCES: Mary Beth Farr; (v) 518-486-4927

Delaware-Chenango-Madison-Otsego BOCES: Mary Beth Farr; (v) 518-486-4927

Dutchess BOCES: Jane Minotti; (v) 518-486-4858

Erie #1 BOCES: Mary Beth Farr; (v) 518-486-4927

Erie #2 Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES: Mary Beth Farr; (v) 518-486-4927

Franklin-Essex-Hamilton BOCES: Mary Beth Farr; (v) 518-486-4927

Genesee-Livingston-Steuben-Wyoming BOCES: Mary Beth Farr; (v) 518-486-4927

Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery BOCES: Mary Beth Farr; (v) 518-486-4927

Jefferson-Lewis-Hamilton-Herkimer-Oneida BOCES: Mary Beth Farr; (v) 518-486-4927

Madison-Oneida BOCES: Mary Beth Farr; (v) 518-486-4927

Monroe #1 BOCES: Mary Beth Farr; (v) 518-486-4927

Monroe #2 - Orleans BOCES: Mary Beth Farr; (v) 518-486-4927

Nassau: Mary Beth Farr; (v) 518-486-4927

New York City: Mary Beth Farr; (v) 518-486-4927

Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES: Mary Beth Farr; (v) 518-486-4927

Onondaga-Cortland-Madison-Oswego BOCES: Mary Beth Farr; (v) 518-486-4927

Orange-Ulster BOCES: Jane Minotti; (v) 518-486-4858

Orleans-Niagara BOCES: Mary Beth Farr; (v) 518-486-4927

Otsego - Delaware - Schoharie - Greene (Otsego-Northern Catskills) BOCES: Mary Beth Farr; (v) 518-486-4927

Putnam-Westchester BOCES: Mary Beth Farr; (v) 518-486-4927

Rensselaer-Columbia-Greene (Questar III) BOCES: Mary Beth Farr; (v) 518-486-4927

Rochester City: Mary Beth Farr; (v) 518-486-4927

Rockland BOCES: Jane Minotti; (v) 518-486-4858

St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES: Mary Beth Farr; (v) 518-486-4927

Schuyler-Steuben-Chemung-Tioga-Allegany BOCES: Mary Beth Farr; (v) 518-486-4927

Suffolk, Eastern, BOCES: Mary Beth Farr; (v) 518-486-4927

Suffolk, Western, BOCES: Mary Beth Farr; (v) 518-486-4927

Sullivan BOCES: Jane Minotti; (v) 518-486-4858

Syracuse City: Mary Beth Farr; (v) 518-486-4927

Tompkins-Seneca-Tioga BOCES: Mary Beth Farr; (v) 518-486-4927

Ulster BOCES: Jane Minotti; (v) 518-486-4858

Washington-Saratoga-Warren-Hamilton-Essex BOCES: Mary Beth Farr; (v) 518-486-4927

Wayne-Finger Lakes (Ontario - Seneca - Yates - Cayuga - Wayne) BOCES: Mary Beth Farr; (v) 518-486-4927

Westchester, Southern, BOCES: Mary Beth Farr; (v) 518-486-4927

Yonkers City: Mary Beth Farr; (v) 518-486-4927

Last Updated: July 5, 2019 -- sm