Beth Cackowski, Master of Library and Information Science
Youth Services Supervisor
Beth began working at the Library in 2016. Prior to working at CHPL, she was a branch manager for the Cheltenham Township Library System, Teen Services Librarian at East Brunswick Public Library and Project Coordinator for QandANJ.org, New Jersey’s online virtual reference service. Beth holds a BA in Anthropology and English from Rutgers University and an MLIS from Clark Atlanta University. She loves travel and is halfway to her goal of seeing all of the New Seven Wonders of the World. Beth is passionate about fostering entrepreneurship in kids and teens and organizes the Young Entrepreneurs Craft Fair.
Melissa Brinn, Master of Library & Information Science
Part-Time Youth Services Librarian
Melissa began working at the Library as a volunteer in 2009, became a library clerk the same year while pursuing her MLIS at Rutgers University, and served as the Teen Librarian from 2011-2020. Her reading interests include graphic novels, YA books with LGBTQ+ characters/authors, and teen true crime thrillers. She is also an alumnus of Cherry Hill East (’05).
Youth Services Librarian
Sharon holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from William Paterson University and a Master of Library and Information Science from Drexel University. Before joining CHPL, she worked as a Circulation Assistant and Youth Services Assistant at Collingswood Library and as a Youth Services Librarian at Plainsboro Public Library and Mount Laurel Library. She is passionate about providing engaging programming for children, especially story times and art events. She graduated from Cherry Hill West in 2005.
Lindsey Murphy, Master of Library & Information Science
Part-Time Youth Services Librarian
Lindsey holds a BA in History from James Madison University and a MLIS from Drexel University. She has been working part-time at CHPL since 2008 and also works in the Haddonfield School System. When not working in libraries she likes to go to the beach, eat delicious food and dream of places to travel to. Come see Lindsey at the Youth Services Desk for realistic fiction and celebrity memoir recommendations.
Kristin Redmond, Master of Library & Information Science
Part-Time Adult Services & Youth Services Librarian
Kristin began working at Cherry Hill Public Library in Adult Services in 2004. Since 2006 she has worked in the Youth Services department as well, running many children’s story times per month. She holds a Bachelor of Science from Drexel University and a Master of Library and Information Science from Rutgers University. Kristin coordinates the Needlework Guild meetings at the library in addition to story times. She especially enjoys Readers’ Advisory and matching people up with the right book.
Jasmine Riel (she/her), Master of Information
Teen Services Librarian
Jasmine has worked at the Cherry Hill Public Library since 2015 and became the Teen Librarian in 2021. She holds a BM in Music Education from Westminster Choir College and a Master of Information degree from Rutgers University. In 2022, she was a recipient of the New Jersey Library Association’s Rising Star Award for her work at CHPL. She is especially passionate about romance novels, diversity & inclusivity in literature and librarianship, social media, and music programming. Outside of CHPL, she reviews young adult literature for Kirkus Reviews and is a vocalist at various parishes in the South Jersey area, including Christ Our Light in Cherry Hill, Christ the King in Haddonfield, and the Diocese of Camden. She graduated from Cherry Hill West in 2011.