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PTL Staff

Staff members are listed alphabetically by first name.

PTL has four full-time librarians and seven part-time staff.

Aimee LaRue

Public Services Librarian (FT)

Aimee began working at PTL in 2016 as the coordinator of the community gallery space and hasn't looked back! With her degree in Arts Management, a wide-ranging background in customer service, and years working with youth of all ages, Aimee has just the right skill set for her varied position as the Public Services Librarian. Aimee has her NHLA Level 3 Paralibrarian Certification! Aimee assists with all Youth Programming and runs all of our Programs for Teens.

Email: alarue at
Phone: (603) 924-8040 x805
Work Cell: (603) 933-9262 

Bruce Leeds

Library Assistant (PT)

Bruce is a Library Assistant at the Peterborough Town Library helping with both the upper and lower levels. As a recent retiree of the corporate world and a resident of Peterborough Bruce was looking for a way to be part of the community. The Peterborough Library was a perfect fit. He looks forward to helping you with any of you Library needs.

Email: bleeds at

Corinne Chronopoulos

Library Director (FT)

Corinne has been a public librarian for eleven years and Director of the PTL since 2014. She served on the library Capital Campaign cabinet and assisted in their successful mission to raise $8.5 million for the PTL renovation. Corinne and co-project manager Tina Kriebel, oversaw the construction of the new library from the design phase, all the way to completing the building on time and on budget. Corinne has her Masters in Library Science from Simmons College. She runs the Interior Life book club on the first Tuesday of the month and orders fiction for the library. She is also a volunteer on the Emergency Monetary Assistance Coalition (EmMA), which networks various aid resources in Peterborough to help those in need.

Email: cchronopoulos at
Phone: (603) 924-8040 x801

Dyane Young

Patron Services Assistant (PT)

Dyane has been working at the Peterborough Town Library since 2007! She attended Hesser College, the Boston Conservatory of Music, and the Vesper George School of Art. She spends her days cooking and baking, walking, gardening, writing, and catching up with friends. Dyane says "PTL is like a second home, the patrons, books, and staff make it a great place to work and visit"!

Email: dyoung at

Katy McDanel

Library Assistant (PT)

Katy is our newest Library Assistant and works at our help desk areas. With degrees in Arts & Humanities and Social Justice Studies, she loves spending her time with books and people. She looks forward to seeing you at the library!

Email: kmcdanel at

Linda Tiernan Kepner

Technical Services Librarian (PT)

Linda, our Cataloguer, is happiest when a pile of new books is waiting for her attention.  She has a Master’s degree in Library Science and a Bachelor’s degree in World Studies. Linda’s previous experience includes time as a medical librarian, library science instructor, brokerage clerk, high school librarian, and writer.  She has worked at the Peterborough Town Library for quite a few years.

Email: lkepner at
Phone: (603) 924-8040 x804

Lisa Bearce

Youth Services Librarian (FT)

Lisa has always worked in college or public libraries. Working at the Jaffrey Public Library fueled her passion for public libraries and, while completing her MSLIS at Simmons College, she became the director of the Marlborough’s Frost Free Library. As Head of Youth Services, since 2005, at the Peterborough Town Library, she adores watching the Babies from Baby Storytime grow into the Young Adults who are changing the world. Lisa was a geology major in college and pursues her naturalist tendencies daily.

Email: lbearce at
Phone: (603) 924-8040 x805

Mary Hubbard

Assistant Director (FT)

Mary has proudly served as the Library’s Assistant Director since 2016. Among other duties, she manages a wide variety of programs and orders non-fiction for the Library. Mary has lived in the Southeast, the Pacific Northwest, France, and the Midwest but while she has loved all those places, New England feels the most like home (it must be the mud season and black flies). Mary feels very fortunate to go to work surrounded by books, and amiable colleagues and patrons!

Email: mhubbard at
Phone: (603) 924-8040 x802

Nancy McMullen
Library Assistant (PT)

Nancy is a Patron Services Assistant who is delighted to check out your items to you or help you choose your next book! She served as the Head of Circulation at Hampstead Public Library for 15 years before moving with her family to the Monadnock region. Nancy is an avid reader and enjoys spinning her own yarn to use in knitting and weaving projects.

Email: nmcmullen at

Nik Beauchemin
Library Assistant (PT)

Nik has been working at the Peterborough Town Library since 2019 as a Library Assistant and currently heads up the lost and overdue book department. Nik also mends and repairs lovingly used materials. They attended Smith College as well as The North Bennett Street School in Boston where they got their certificate in Bookbinding. When they aren't fixing books and creating meticulous, artful spreadsheets to track library data, they enjoy knitting and crocheting, bookbinding on non-library books and telling people about their cats. If you want a good true crime or graphic novel recommendation, Nik is your go-to!

Email: nbeauchemin at
Phone: (603) 924-8040 x810

Peter Wagoner
Patron Services Assistant (PT)

Peter started at the Peterborough Town Library as a volunteer and then joined the library staff in 2018. After teaching for 40 years, retirement brought on the relization that he missed being with books - Peter is happy to fulfill that need at PTL!

Library Assistant (PT)

Rory is a Library Assistant at the Peterborough Town Library on the upper and lower levels. He will happily help you with anything from checking out books, using any of the resources at the library, and everything in between! Rory possesses customer service experience in numerous areas and can assist you with whatever brings you to our beautiful library! Rory enjoys spending time outside, writing, and hanging out with his dog in his free time.

Email: rhickey at