2 First Avenue E
Polson, MT 59860
P 406.883.8225 - F 883.8239

Summer Hours: (June – Aug.)
M-F: 10 am – 6 pm
SAT: 11 AM – 4 PM

Winter Hours: (Sept. – May)
M-Th: 11 am – 8 pm
Fri: 11 am – 6 pm
Sat: 11 am – 4 pm

 
 
Staff

 

Marilyn Trosper, Library Director
mtrosper@polson.lib.mt.us

Marilyn was selected by the Montana Library Association as the 2011 Montana Librarian of the Year. She has been Library Director at North Lake County Public Library (formerly Polson City Library) since 1989. During that time, she has undertaken many projects to benefit the library and its patrons, one of the most significant being the campaign to form the library district in 2010. She and her husband, Brad, have two grown sons, two daughters-in-law, and four grandchildren.

 

 


 

Angela Claver, Public Services

aclaver@polson.lib.mt.us

Angela comes to the NLCPLD from Great Falls, where she has worked the past seven years in the Technical Services Department of the Great Falls Public Library. Her library background also includes five years in circulation and children's services at Parmly Billings Library in Billings. Angela holds two music degrees, is a classically trained pianist, and taught public school music for twelve years. She loves the outdoors, enjoys floral design, and plans to knit/crochet by the fire this winter in her lovely new digs in Polson.

 

 

 

 

Abbi Dooley, Assistant Director

abbid@polson.lib.mt.us

Abbi grew up and has lived in Polson most of her life.  She received her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Montana in Business Administration and has a background in banking operations.  Abbi loves to travel, quilt (mostly shop for fabric), create chalkboard art, and hit the links a few times each year to golf.  She joined the staff as Assistant Director in the spring of 2016 and is very excited to participate in the growth of the library.

 

 

Heather Miles, Library Specialist

hmiles@polson.lib.mt.us

Heather was born and raised in Montana. With a degree in History, she has worked at museums and libraries for most of her life. Her hobbies include quilting, sewing and an enduring passion for Japanese culture. As the library’s new technology specialist she is looking forward to helping patrons.

 


 

Mary O’Brien, Administrative Assistant
mobrien@polson.lib.mt.us

Mary has worked at North Lake County Public Library since 1998 and is its full-time administrative assistant. She received her degree in sociology from Linfield College in McMinnville, Oregon. She and her husband, Dan, have three grown children. Mary is the author of five nonfiction books and three western historical novels.

 

 

 


 

Kendra Mullison, Youth Services

kendram@polson.lib.mt.us

Kendra grew up in libraries all over the world.  She is a dual American and Canadian citizen and split her childhood between Texas, Northern California, and Sydney, Australia.  She received her undergraduate degree from John Brown University in 2010 and her graduate degree from the University of Arizona in 2014.  Kendra moved to Polson in November 2014 to become Youth Services Librarian and to read, write, paint, and roam the mountainsides, singing slightly off-key.

 

 

 

 

Ser Anderson,

Public Services

sera@polson.lib.mt.us

Ser is from Missoula and to this day considers the Missoula Public Library a second home.  She earned a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies from the University of Montana.  A passionate naturalist, Ser loves rowing on and swimming in Flathead Lake, hiking, bird watching, learning about Montana’s native plants, playing ultimate Frisbee, reading, writing, and cooking.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Julie Wenner, part-time Public Services

jwenner@polson.lib.mt.us

As a former carpenter, grant writer, windsurfer, and photo journalist, Julie was pleased to add Public Service Librarian to her resume. During her twenty-one years in Polson, Julie ran a home improvement/landscaping business, Handy Ma’am. Following a six year stint as advocate, then Director at Safe Harbor, Julie served as Director of BBBS for two years. Passions include camping, bicycling and long walks on the mountain. Recently, at Big Arm State Park, a fellow camper said, “You are the outdoor girl’s outdoor girl.”