Library Leadership Team

Sonia Alcántara-Antoine

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Sonia Alcántara-Antoine is the CEO of Baltimore County Public Library, overseeing 19 branches, 600 dedicated staff and an annual budget of $45 million. Prior to joining Baltimore County Public Library, she was director of Newport News Public Library and held leadership positions at Virginia Beach Public Library and Enoch Pratt Free Library.

Alcántara-Antoine is active in the Public Library Association, where she is currently president, and the Urban Libraries Council, where she serves on the Antiracism and Digital Equity action team and is a member at large for the Maryland Association of Public Library Administrators’ board of directors.

An American Library Association Spectrum Scholar, she holds a master's degree in Library and Information Science from Florida State University and a master's degree in Public Administration from Old Dominion University.

Library Headquarters

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James Cooke

Assistant Director

ADCooke@bcpl.net
Portrait of Natalie Edington

Natalie Edington

Assistant Director

ADEdington@bcpl.net
Portrait of Cassandra Miller

Cassandra Miller

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer

camiller@bcpl.net
Portrait of Helen Rowe

Helen Rowe

Fiscal Services

hrowe@bcpl.net
Portrait of Mary Wilson

Mary Wilson

Human Resources

mjwilson@bcpl.net
Portrait of Julie Brophy

Julie Brophy

Adult and Community Engagement

jbrophy@bcpl.net
Portrait of Jamie Watson

Jamie Watson

Collection Development

jwatson@bcpl.net
Portrait of Deb Brothers

Deb Brothers

Customer Support Services

dlbrothers@bcpl.net
Portrait of Linda Frederick

Linda Frederick

Marketing and Development

lfrederick@bcpl.net
Portrait of Carl Birkmeyer

Carl Birkmeyer

Media Creation Services

cbirkmey@bcpl.net
Portrait of Emily Gamertsfelder

Emily Gamertsfelder

Planning, Projects and Data

egamertsfelder@bcpl.net
Portrait of Jody Sharp

Jody Sharp

Technical Services

jsharp@bcpl.net
Portrait of Conni Strittmatter

Conni Strittmatter

Youth and Family Engagement

cstrittmatter@bcpl.net

Library Branch Management

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Robert Maranto, Jr.

Arbutus Branch

rmaranto@bcpl.net
Portrait of Sarah Jane Brunson

Sarah Jane Brunson

Catonsville Branch

sbrunson@bcpl.net
Portrait of Justin Hartzell

Justin W. Hartzell

Cockeysville Branch

jhartzell@bcpl.net
Portrait of Yvette May

Yvette May

Essex Branch

ymay@bcpl.net
Portrait of Samantha O'Heren

Samantha O'Heren

Hereford Branch

soheren@bcpl.net
Portrait of Cynthia Swanson

Cynthia Swanson

Lansdowne Branch

cswanson@bcpl.net
Portrait of Hannah Rosekrans

Hannah Rosekrans

Loch Raven Branch

hrosekrans@bcpl.net
Portrait of Elizabeth Storms

Elizabeth Storms

North Point Branch

estorms@bcpl.net
Portrait of Anna White

Anna White

Owings Mills Branch

awhite@bcpl.net
Portrait of Laurie Carl

Laurie Carl

Parkville-Carney Branch

lacarl@bcpl.net
Portrait of Cynthia Kleback

Cynthia Kleback

Perry Hall Branch

ckleback@bcpl.net
Portrait of Melissa Gotsch

Melissa Gotsch

Pikesville Branch

mgotsch@bcpl.net
Portrait of Sarah Smith

Sarah Smith

Randallstown Branch

sjsmith@bcpl.net
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Jessica Faulkner

Reisterstown Branch

jfaulkner1@bcpl.net
Portrait of Laura George

Laura George

Rosedale Branch

lgeorge@bcpl.net
Portrait of Elizabeth Slack

Elizabeth Slack

Sollers Point Branch

eslack@bcpl.net
Portrait of Tyler Wolfe

Tyler Wolfe

Towson Branch

twolfe@bcpl.net
Portrait of Sandra Lombardo

Sandra Lombardo

White Marsh Branch

slombard@bcpl.net
Portrait of Zeke White

Zeke White

Woodlawn Branch

zwhite@bcpl.net