Meet Your Children’s Librarians

From left to right, Felicia O'Keefe, Kristy Pasquariello, Karen Cagan, Caitlyn Moore 

Westwood Youth Services Librarians

Kristy Pasquariello,Head of Youth Services:

Kristy started working in the Children’s Department of the Westwood Public Library in 2018. She presents Wondrous Wednesdays and Baby Rhyme Time, along with other programming for school –aged children.  Her favorite picture books include The Bear Ate your Sandwich by Julie Sarcone-Roach, All the World by Liz Scanlon and Kitten’s First Full Moon by Kevin Henkes.  Her favorite chapter books include Cat Wings by Ursula K. LeGuin, My Diary from the Edge of the World by Jodi Lynn Anderson and Masterminds by Gordon Korman.  Outside of the library, Kristy enjoys all things food and drink related and walking in the woods with her family.  

Karen Cagan, Children's Library Assistant:

Karen has been working in the Children’s Department since 2003. Karen presents Creative Kids (grades K-1), a dramatic arts program, in addition to helping out with other programs in the Department. Her favorite children’s books include: The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle, I Love You like Crazy Cakes by Rose Lewis, The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall, and Ramona the Pest by Beverly Cleary. In her spare time Karen enjoys photography, spending time with family, scrapbooking and baking.

Caitlyn Leopardi, Children's Librarian:

Caitlyn started working in Westwood as the Islington Branch Library Assistant in 2018. She is now the Children's Librarian at the Westwood Public Library. She presents Branch Books and Boogie at the Islington Branch and Move and Groove at the Main Library, and hosts the Book Explorer's Book Club for children in second and third grade. Her favorite books include Grumpy Bird by Jeremy Tankard, Amari and the Night Brothers by B.B. Alston, The Troubled Girls of Dragomir Academy by Anne Ursu, and Field Guide to the Supernatural Universe by Alyson Noel. When she's not here, Caitlyn enjoys catching up on her current favorite show while working on her latest crochet project, reading, and spending time with her family and pets.

Felicia O'Keefe, Teen Services Librarian :

Visit our Teen Services Page to learn more about Felicia and Teen programs.