Contact library staff with any questions, concerns or comments. You can reach us by phone, email, IM/chat, in-person or the comment form. Areas of responsibility are listed under each staff member or department. Our eNewsletter is also a good way to get the latest scoop!

General Library Inquiries

708.453.4671 (fax)

Board of Trustees

Library Board of Trustees, meeting dates, and other related information.

Friends of the Elmwood Park Public Library

Information about this volunteer organization, book sale shelves and programs.

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Tiffany Verzani, Library Director

  • Library Governance and Board of Trustees
  • Policies
  • Building maintenance and daily operations
  • Security
  • Friends of the Library
  • Community and Business Outreach
  • Fundraising
  • FOIA and OMA Officer

Ahren Sievers, Technology Librarian

  • Project Next Generation Lab
  • Library network and computers
  • Technology Infrastructure

Maureen Delaney, Office Manager

  • Meeting room use and reservations
  • Donations and Giving Tree
  • Human Resources

Michael Smid, Facilities Supervisor

  • Building maintenance inquiries

Public Services

Jason Stuhlmann, Assistant Director

  • Community outreach and events
  • Volunteer opportunities 
  • Internship and Practicum Development

Lucas McKeever, Head of Circulation & Technical Services

  • Fines and billing
  • Interlibrary Loan
  • Fax services
  • Displaying material or handouts at the Library
  • Cataloging
  • Materials Processing
  • Book Plate Dedications

Adult Services

Adult Services Help Desk

  • Adult study room use and reservations
  • Adult program registration
  • Research databases
  • Test proctoring
  • Technology assistance and one-on-one sessions
  • Access to the Local History Room
  • Out-of-State Interlibrary Loan
  • Home Delivery

Mandy McGee, Head of Adult Services

  • Books, movies, music for adults

Christina Janiczek, Adult Services Librarian

  • Library Social Media accounts
  • Library Newsletter
  • Marketing ads

Andrea Trejo, Adult Services Librarian 

  • Technology assistance and one-on-one sessions
  • Coordinator for online Research/Learning resources

Christine DeAlba, Adult Services Librarian

Kids & Teen Services

Melissa Funfsinn, Head of Kids & Teens

  • School services and visits
  • Community partnerships
  • Summer reading club donations

Kids & Teen Help Desk

  • Youth study room use and reservations
  • Youth and Teen program registration
  • School services and outreach
  • Books, movies, music for kids and teens
  • Programs and services for kids and teens

Beck Helgeson, Teen Services Associate

  • Teen programs and services
  • Teen Book Boxes
  • Teen Advisory Board (TAB)
  • Volunteer opportunities
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