The Library staff includes two full-time people: a certified director and one certified assistant. Two other employees are on-call to assist when needed.

Kathleen Bretschneider is the Director. She has a Master's Degree in Secondary Education and 14 years' experience as Library Director with a total of 14 years' library experience.

Maelyn Toelle is the Assistant Director . Mae has worked for the Library for 18 years.

Jackie Avery has been with us for 3 years and is a substitute staff member who helps at the Library when Mae or Kathy are absent.

Battle Creek Library Board Members Library Services
Deb Borgelt, President Faxing, Photocopying, and Printing
Shirley Staver, member Laminating and Die-cutting for crafts; free high speed Internet to public
Carma Anderson, member Story time events, speakers, and Summer Reading Programs
Tanya Bode, Secretary Videotape, music CD and DVD circulation
Susan Volk,Vice-President Genealogical materials, audiobooks, and computer classes

UPDATED 06.27.2013
If you have questions or suggestions for the staff, call the Library at 402-675-6934 or e-mail us at

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