Yvonne received her Master’s in Library Science from Florida State University and holds a CT Teaching Certification from Southern Connecticut State University, along with undergrad degrees from New York State colleges. Yvonne started her professional library career as Director of the English Language Library in Basel, Switzerland, where she lived for seven years with her husband Michael and their two children, Christopher and Ashley. She settled with her family in Newtown where she was the Library Media Specialist at Sandy Hook Elementary School before taking a position as Director of the Croton Free Library in NY. She now lives in Danbury and loves cooking, comedians, traveling, and, of course, reading! She has a special fondness for children’s literature but also loves adult books about American History and classic fiction.