Alison McCarty » NEFLIN Expertise Database
Alison is the manager of the Jacksonville Public Library’s E-Services department, which provides computer and technology instruction to all ages. She was previously the manager of the library’s Acquisitions department, handling the receipt and processing of materials for the library’s 21 branches. Alison has also held managerial positions at branch libraries, where she honed her programming skills on big events like comic-cons; ongoing events like a speaker series, board game nights, and a coffee-shop-based book club; and one-off programs including Friend Speed Dating, telescope nights, and poetry festivals. Her first professional job was as a reference and instruction librarian at Florida State College at Jacksonville, and she still works there as an on-call librarian.