Staff Directory

Audrey Chapuis

Director

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Audrey has worked in libraries for close to twenty years, including posts at Widener Library in the Harvard College Library system and the Pritzker Legal Research Center at the Northwestern University School of Law, where she managed the Access Services Department. She received her Master’s in Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois in 2006 and is expected to receive her Executive MBA from HEC Paris in 2022. At the American Library in Paris, she has served as Deputy Director, Assistant Director of Institutional Advancement, and Reference and Collections Librarian.

She is a passionate advocate for digital literacy, intellectual freedom, open access in scholarly publishing, and community building through cultural programming.

When you have possessed a book with mind and spirit, you are enriched. But when you pass it on you are enriched threefold. Henry Miller

Abigail Altman

Assistant Director

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Abigail is responsible for the Library’s collection, including the selection and acquisition of books, periodicals, and virtual offerings such as EBSCO, JSTOR, and OverDrive. She also oversees Member Services and the Library’s Special Collection and archive.
Human beings can lose their lives in libraries. They ought to be warned.
Saul Bellow

Nathalie Cousin

Administrative and Financial Manager

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Nathalie is in charge of Administration and Finance at the Library
Le cinéaste pense avec les yeux et les oreilles, le peintre avec les mains. La littérature est un refuge. Elle approfondit la vision du monde.
Jean-Luc Godard

Morgan Wurzburger

Advancement Manager

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Morgan manages the Library’s fundraising, sponsorship, and donor events.
There's never enough time to do all the nothing you want.
Bill Watterson

Carolyn Lenske Dubol

Communications and Outreach Manager

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Carolyn is responsible for marketing and communications and collaborates with community organizations for partnerships.
The shelf was filled with books that were hard to read, that could devastate and remake one's soul, and that, when they were finished, had a kick like a mule.
Mark Helprin

Alice McCrum

Programs Manager


Alice is responsible for all adult programming including Evenings with an Author and Critical Conversations, as well as the Visiting Fellowship and book groups.
Every time serves for the matter that is then born in 't.
William Shakespeare

Celeste Rhoads

Children's & Teens’ Services Manager

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Celeste manages the Library’s activities and collections for children and young adults, and is happy to assist you in navigating the juvenile stacks
How can I explain to anyone that stories are like air to me, I breathe them in and let them out over and over again.
Jacqueline Woodson

Jason Hazard

Assistant Librarian - Children's & Teens' Services

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Jason assists in the Children’s and Teens’ Services department with programs and the collection.

Not everything that is faced can be changed; but nothing can be changed until it is faced.
James Baldwin

Bojan Kupirović

Librarian- Collections & Reference and Intern Coordinator

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Bojan is a librarian working in Reference, Collections, and Member Services.
When one door closes another opens.
Alexander Graham Bell

David Gonçalves

Member Services Manager and Librarian- Collections & Reference

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A trained librarian, David manages the Member Services team and assists with the Collection, Reference, and Archives departments.
Literature is the most agreeable way of ignoring life.
Fernando Pessoa

Elliot Rambach

Member Services & Collections Assistant and Book Award Coordinator

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I can't go on. I'll go on.
Samuel Beckett

Claire Hargreaves

Member Services Assistant

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Follies and nonsense, whims and inconsistencies do divert me, I own, and I laugh at them whenever I can.
Jane Austen

Pallas-Amenah Morgan

Front of House Assistant

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Woke up this morning with a terrific urge to lie in bed all day and read.
Raymond Carver

Daphné Renard-Martin

On the Road Project Assistant

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Me voilà entraîné en pleine mer ; où il faudrait les aptitudes d'un poisson, j'apporte les instincts d'un oiseau ; j'aime à vivre dans l'espace, dans les régions idéales où l'on ne va plus, au pays des rêves, d'où l'on ne revient guère !
Jules Verne

Luis Aldrete Castillo

Member Services Assistant

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It is the easiest thing in the world for a man to look as if he had a great secret in him.
Herman Melville

Emilie Biggs

Event Assistant

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To feel most beautifully alive means to be reading something beautiful, ready always to apprehend in the flow of language the sudden flash of poetry.
Gaston Bachelard
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