Staff of CML

Staff of CML

Mary Elizabeth Hampe, Library Director

Mary was hired as the Library Director of the Coraopolis Memorial Library in January, 2018.  She earned a Master’s degree in Library Science from Clarion University and also possesses a Master’s degree in Business Education from Robert Morris University.  She is a PA-certified Business, Computer, & Information Technology teacher, a PA-certified School Library Media Specialist, and has also taken many courses in English as a Second Language.  In 2019, she earned her certificate of public librarianship as a public librarian professional from the state of PA.  Prior to coming to the CML, Mary worked as a schoolteacher for many years, taught math and business English at Bidwell Training Center, Pittsburgh, and is very excited now to be able to work in her own hometown of Coraopolis and share her love of literature and technology with the community.

She recently finished reading, Where the Crawdads Sing, written by Delia Owens and Nutcracker and Mouse King and the Tale of the Nutcracker, written by E.T.A. Hoffman and Alexandre Dumas.  She is currently reading The Giver of Stars by JoJo Moyes; Winterwood by Shea Earnshaw; and Art History by Marilyn Stokstad.

Some of her favorite books include:  The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald;  The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien; Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte; The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis; and the Twilight series by Stephenie Meyer.

Sarah Ismail

Sarah works as a part-time librarian at both Coraopolis Memorial Library and Scott Township Public Library where she does both children and adult programs.  Sarah possesses an MLIS from the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Library and Information Science.  She also wrote, Wheels on the Stroller, a book for children based on the Wheels on the Bus book.  Sarah just read the book, Before We Were Yours, written by Lisa Wingate and is currently reading, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, written by J.K. Rowling, for a book club here at CML.  She enjoys reading contemporary fiction, young adult fiction, and children’s literature.

Julie B.

Julie is a homeschooling mother of three.  She has worked at the Coraopolis Memorial Library since 2014 and has lived in Coraopolis with her husband since 2004.  She currently has checked out Keto Friendly Recipes:  Easy Keto for Busy People by Jennifer Marie Garza; The Art of the Scarf by Libby Vander Ploeg; and The Christmas Train by David Baldacci.

Kelly R.

Kelly has lived in Coraopolis for 40 years and has worked at the Coraopolis Memorial Library for five years.  She is interested in reading mysteries by authors:  Agatha Christie, Carolyn Hart, Leslie Meier, and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.  Kelly also reads a lot of superhero graphic novels.  One of her favorite books is And Then There Were None written by Agatha Christie, and she loves reading the Sherlock Holmes series.  She is currently reading Norse Mythology written by Neil Gaiman.  She enjoys watching BBC programs, and when she isn’t watching tv and reading, she enjoys spending time at home with her mother, brother, and the family’s very lovable and friendly golden retriever, Buddy.

Adrienne DiCicco

Adrienne has been a librarian since 2014 and has a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from Kent State University.  She was hired at the Coraopolis Memorial Library in June 2019 as the Children’s Programming Specialist.  Adrienne loves reading J.R.R. Tolkien and Jane Austen.  She is currently reading How Catholic Art Saved the Faith by Elizabeth Lev and The Book of Lost Tales by J.R.R. Tolkien.

Mary L.

Lois G.

Isaac S.

Brandon T.