Gale Free Youth Services Blog

Welcome to the Gale Free Youth Services Blog

About the Gale Free Youth Services Staff:

Mr. McDonough

Mr. McDonough has been a children’s librarian at Gale Free since November 2018. Before that, he ran the library at Dawson Elementary School for 5 years. He loves all kinds of children’s books, but has a special place in his heart for Mo Willems (Elephant & Piggie), Stuart Gibbs (Spy School), and Raina Telgemeier (Smile & Sisters).
Oh, and he likes LEGO too. Maybe a little too much.

Miss Kayla

I have been working in youth services for about 6 years now at a few different Central MA libraries, earned my MLS at Simmons University, and just joined the Gale Free library team in February 2020. I have always had a passion for working with kids and teens.

While I will read just about anything, young adult books are my specialty! I am really looking forward to adding content here for our young adult readers.

A little more about myself, I have 2 little kiddos of my own that certainly keep me busy! I love gardening (my friends call me the green witch). I am also an avid arts & crafts enthusiast.

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