Shelton Welcomes Our New Library Director

As of May 8, 2017, Mrs. Joan Stokes has taken the reins as Library Director of the Plumb Memorial and Huntington Branch Libraries. She is a Connecticut native, having grown up in Middlebury, where she and her husband still reside.

Joan was the Assistant Head Librarian/Children’s Librarian for many years in Southbury and has also worked at the Oxford Library as Children’s/Teen Librarian, at the Oliver Wolcott Library in Litchfield as a library Consultant, and as an adjunct professor in literature at Southern CT State University. She also served as the State Chairman for the Nutmeg Book Award.

In her free time, Joan enjoys travel and classical music performances and is currently a member of the Connecticut Choral Society. She looks forward to continuing the fine work being done at the Shelton libraries and hopes to meet as many patrons as possible in the near future.