ALL BOOKED UP: Courtney Bayne hopes to get paid her stripes as Beach Haven Library’s new director. (Image by Ryan Morrill)
Courtney Bayne just lately took in excess of as director of the Beach Haven Community Library, changing Jean Frazier, who retired at the close of December following remaining on the career because 2010.
“My in-rules have experienced a summer season home in Beach front Haven considering that the 1970s,” claimed Bayne. “I used many summers listed here, and I usually appreciated heading to the library.”
The new director obtained her degree in library science from Rutgers College in 1993. She then worked as a librarian in East Brunswick and the Princeton library programs.
“For the final 8 yrs I lived in Eire,” reported Bayne. “We moved to there since of my husband’s occupation as an global law firm. In Ireland, I labored for an on the net genealogy site. But very last 12 months, we determined to transfer again to Southern Ocean County and settled in West Creek. When I saw the advertisement for the Beach front Haven opening, I was pretty fascinated.”
Bayne explained about library plans, she “is open up to any strategies.”
“One matter I speedily found out is that how many individuals definitely adore our library and are quite supportive,” she stated. “It’s a at ease, cozy spot.”
For just about two yrs, in-residence programming has been confined thanks to COVID-19.
“We’ve been in a position to do plans with the (Beach Haven) faculty,” said Bayne. “We have a superb partnership with them.”
In the future, Bayne hopes to convey again the every month e-book discussion team.
“I found operating with that genealogy web-site very intriguing, so maybe we can have a genealogy system here,” she explained. “I want to listen to thoughts from the community.”
Mayor Colleen Lambert released Bayne in the course of the Jan. 27 borough council agenda conference.
“We’re quite grateful she approved the place,” Lambert reported. “Her expertise is off the charts.”
For far more information and facts about library plans, contact the library at 609-492-7081 or visit beachhavenlibrary.org. —E.E.