Jeremy Skinner

Library Director
Jeremy is a historian who has written about the history of books, publishing, and literature. His area of focus is Oregon’s literary history. Jeremy serves on the boards of a number of non-profits that support education and development in rural Oregon. Contact Jeremy at 541-247-3452 or at

Alta Denton

Children's Librarian
Alta’s many interests outside the library include: photography, reading, beach combing, writing, music, people watching, exploring back roads, and more photography. Inside the library, Alta likes the children’s wordless books and numerous children’s authors and illustrators. Most of all, Alta likes reading to kids and helping them with arts and crafts. Contact Alta at

Jordan Popoff

Catalog Librarian
Jordan pursues her passion for learning by checking out as much non-fiction from across the Dewey range as she thinks she could possibly read. If she has any time left, she’s out for a walk or run, enjoying her passion for nature. Contact Jordan at

Brandon Slagle

Brandon spends his time away from the library working on building computers and playing video game machines he has fixed. You might catch him reading the newest issue of PC Gamer or books by authors like James Patterson, Jim Butcher, and Kevin Hearne. Contact Brandon at

Rusty White

Outreach Librarian
Rusty plans and coordinates the Adult Programming at the library, and is the supervisor for the library's Teen Advisory Board. When not at the library, Rusty works on his small farm in Cedar Valley growing organic produce and raising chickens. He is an avid football fan and plays in multiple fantasy football leagues. He enjoys spending time out in the woods of southern Oregon hunting for mushrooms and observing wildlife. He enjoys a variety of genres and authors, but leans toward non-fiction and fantasy/sci-fi. His favorite authors are Wendell Berry and Kurt Vonnegut.

Darlene Anderson

Library Clerk
When Darlene is not at the library, she likes to hang out with her cats, Phoenix and Thisbee, read, draw, bake, watch Survivor, and go to the beach. Her favorite choices for reading are cookbooks, children’s books, and anything to do with animals and art.

Mary Ann Gray

Library Clerk
Mary Ann likes to read (a lot!) mysteries, fiction, cookbooks, and westerns. She is an avid scrap booker and card maker, and loves to collect old cards and remake them into new cards and scrapbook pages. Mary Ann is very creative and likes to decorate the library for holidays and special events.

Sandy Mathers

Library Stewardship Coordinator
Sandy spends time gardening, and then canning and freezing the rewards from her garden. Taking walks and playing with her dog is a must, or the dog complains. She relaxes by playing golf on the Wii and spider solitaire on the computer. Her favorite movie is 7 Brides for 7 Brothers and her favorite books are mysteries and true crime. Her favorite pastime is bugging her husband Bob. Sandy recently retired from full-time work at the library and will be transitioning into a part-time role in training library volunteers.