• John Grayshaw, Director 

John started here at the beginning of 2015. He lives in Middletown with his wife and two children. He loves Middletown and hopes to continue to make the library a real asset to the community. He reads mostly science fiction, but also enjoys a mystery sometimes.

  • Barbara Scull, Librarian

Barbara has worked at the library since 1997. She lives in Lititz, PA. She appreciates all the patrons who “keep us on our toes,” and she loves the variety of jobs she does. She enjoys reading/listening to mysteries, general fiction and memoirs that are character-driven with strong, sometimes even “quirky,” lead characters.

  • Beth Zeller, Library Aide 

Beth has been at the library since 2012. She lives in Lower Swatara. She enjoys working at the library and sharing her love of books. She likes to read a variety of genres and books.

  • Daphne Hess, Library Aide

Daphne started as a volunteer in 2013 and a staff member in 2014. She is delighted to come to work each week. She enjoys reading mystery, fantasy, comedy, and sometimes suspense/horror books. Her all-time favorite author is Diana Gabaldon and she can be lost for days in one of her novels.

  • Jeri Blanch, Library Aide

Jeri has been volunteering for the library since 2013. She lives in Highspire. She has always been a voracious reader and likes being around books, interacting with the patrons, and learning new things. She reads a variety of genres-biographies, history, philosophy, inspirational, classics, light mysteries, historical fiction, and just plain old good stories.

  • Christine Paumer, Library Aide

Christine moved to Middletown in 2002 from the state of Indiana and became a patron of  the library from the first week she moved here.  Her children were 3 and 1 years old at the time and it was a great place to get movies for them to watch.  She has always been an avid reader, but really enjoy mysteries and any books that take place during Christmas.  Now that her kids are 21 and 19, she have more time and enjoy working at the library to have access to new authors.

  • Hannah Lawler, Library Aide

Hannah started working at the library in 2022. She lives in Lower Swatara Township. She loves reading about physiology, anthropology, folklore, and the other wonderful things that make us human. Her favorite thing about working at the library is getting to help members of our community take advantage of all the great resources that the library has to offer.