About the Library Director

Katie Rich, Library Director


Katie has had her head in a book since preschool and enjoys every minute of action, adventure, mystery, history, travel, fantasy, drama, hilarity, romance, sadness, and anything else written in English!

Katie has spent a good portion of her life reading to children too.  She operated a daycare for 5 years, is a foster/adoptive mother, and has three children.  When not reading in her time off, she loves to travel, run, and be outdoors.

Katie began working for Upham Memorial Library in September of 2010 as the assistant director.  In May 2011 she was appointed library director.



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