New Personnel at Cabrillo College Library

Cabrillo College Library welcomes Joanna Messer Kimmitt, Director of Library Programs & Services, and Kelsey Shapiro, Lead Library Technician. Also joining their adjunct faculty are Jolene Kemos and Shannon Greene.

Jolene Kemos started at the Library in August 2020. Jolene is also a local Teacher Librarian for Santa Cruz City Schools at the Branciforte Small Schools Campus Library. Her K-12 library serves public alternative school populations of The Ark, AFE, Costanoa and Monarch Community School.

Kelsey Shapiro is the new Lead Library Technician. She started at the Library in January 2021. Kelsey moved to Cabrillo from UCSC, where she worked in Resource Sharing and Interlibrary Loan. She is also a Cabrillo alumna, of both the College and the Library's student colleague program.

Joanna Messer Kimmitt is the new Director of Library Programs & Services. She started at the Library in July 2021. Joanna moved here from southern California, where she worked as the User Services Coordinator & User Experience Librarian at CSU Dominguez Hills for four years. She has extensive experience as a systems and metadata librarian, instruction in both professional development and academic programs, public and academic library consortium services, personnel management, and user experience assessment in online and face-to-face environments.

Shannon Greene is new to Cabrillo College this fall. She's also the Library Media Teacher at Harbor High and has been since 2012. She studied History at UCSC and received her Masters in Library and Information Science at San Jose State University.